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7 Possible Causes for Anterior Fontanelle Open in Adults, Metopic Groove

  • Cleidocranial Dysplasia

    Children present with broad forehead with prominent parietal and frontal bones separated by metopic groove, delayed closure of the anterior fontanel, small face, widely spaced[mirc.luriechildrens.org]

  • Pyknodysostosis

    Abstract Pyknodysostosis is a rare form of sclerosing bone dysplasia with autosomal recessive inheritance. Affected members of two families were assessed as follows: three patients underwent densitometry measurements and bone scans; four patients underwent magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and an immunological[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

    Missing: Metopic Groove
  • Communicating Hydrocephalus

    fontanelle when it is still open) Findings: enlarged lateral ventricles MRI (preferred for children) or CT Indication: older infants (when fontanelle is already closed, typically[amboss.com] 6 months of age) or adults Features of acute hydrocephalus: enlarged ventricles Temporal horn dilation 2 mm Evans ratio 30% Sulcal enlargement Mickey Mouse ventricles Upward[amboss.com] Changes in vital signs resulting from brainstem compression Ultrasonography Indication: clinical suspicion during antenatal period or in infants 6 months of age (through the anterior[amboss.com]

    Missing: Metopic Groove
  • Congenital Communicating Hydrocephalus

    fontanelle when it is still open) Findings: enlarged lateral ventricles MRI (preferred for children) or CT Indication: older infants (when fontanelle is already closed, typically[amboss.com] 6 months of age) or adults Features of acute hydrocephalus: enlarged ventricles Temporal horn dilation 2 mm Evans ratio 30% Sulcal enlargement Mickey Mouse ventricles Upward[amboss.com] Changes in vital signs resulting from brainstem compression Ultrasonography Indication: clinical suspicion during antenatal period or in infants 6 months of age (through the anterior[amboss.com]

    Missing: Metopic Groove
  • Lower Limb Deficiency-Hypospadias Syndrome

    The dysmorphic features described in FVS consist of a prominent metopic ridge, thin arched eyebrows with medial deficiency, epicanthic folds, infra-orbital grooves, a broad[sajch.org.za]

    Missing: Anterior Fontanelle Open in Adults
  • Martinez-Frias Syndrome

    The dysmorphic features described in FVS consist of a prominent metopic ridge, thin arched eyebrows with medial deficiency, epicanthic folds, infra-orbital grooves, a broad[sajch.org.za]

    Missing: Anterior Fontanelle Open in Adults
  • Ichthyosis - Oral and Digital Anomalies Syndrome

    The dysmorphic features described in FVS consist of a prominent metopic ridge, thin arched eyebrows with medial deficiency, epicanthic folds, infra-orbital grooves, a broad[sajch.org.za]

    Missing: Anterior Fontanelle Open in Adults

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