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125 Possible Causes for Anterior Fontanelle Open in Adults, Open Anterior Fontanel

  • Cleidocranial Dysplasia

    The disease is characterized by a persistently open anterior fontanelle and skull sutures, hypoplastic or aplastic clavicles, dental abnormalities, short stature, a wide pubic[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] CCD should be suspected in patients with persistence of the widely open anterior fontanels and sutures, short stature, and poor clavicles, calvarium, or teeth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] She had an open anterior fontanelle, aplastic clavicles, and unerupted permanent teeth.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pyknodysostosis

    Skull X-rays showed widely separated cranial sutures and widely open anterior and posterior fontanel.[dx.doi.org] Skull X-ray showing obtuse angled mandible, open anterior and posterior fontanelle and non pneumatised sinuses.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] anterior fontanelle 0004474 Recurrent fractures Increased fracture rate Increased fractures Multiple fractures Multiple spontaneous fractures Varying degree of multiple fractures[rarediseases.info.nih.gov]

  • 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] If the soft spot (anterior fontanelle) is still open, an ultrasound of the head can determine if the head is getting larger due to hydrocephalus.[drugs.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]

  • 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] Periodic partial CT or ultrasound (if the Anterior Fontanelle is still open) can be used to monitor Ventricular size.[neurosurgerydallas.com] Children suspected of having hydrocephalus require cranial imaging by CT, MRI, or ultrasonography (if the anterior fontanelle is open).[msdmanuals.com]

  • Pediatric Arterial Ischemic Stroke

    Another imaging modality which can be performed bedside and is useful in babies with open anterior fontanel is cranial ultrasonography.[indianpediatrics.net]

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  • Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma

    Radiographic examination revealed typical widely separated cranial sutures and an open anterior/posterior fontanel with an obtuse gonial angle, acroosteolysis, and osteosclerosis[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • CINCA Syndrome

    Upon examination, he was found to be pale, with widely open anterior fontanel, hypotonic, and developmentally delayed.[cags.org.ae]

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  • Thyroiditis

    anterior fontanelle, changes in the face habitus, macrocytic anaemia, ascites, and high CPK, creatinine and cholesterol levels.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] clinical and biochemical exams he showed weight gain, statural growth deceleration, poor movements, sleepy expression, instability while walking, myxoedema, bradycardia, open[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Hydrocephalus

    It can also be used after birth while the anterior fontanelle remains open. MRI This test uses large magnets, radio waves, and a computer.[cedars-sinai.org] Children suspected of having hydrocephalus require cranial imaging by CT, MRI, or ultrasonography (if the anterior fontanelle is open).[msdmanuals.com]

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  • Citrobacter

    The use of cranial ultrasonography is possible in children with an open anterior fontanel, with the abscess appearing as a central hypoechoic region with well-marked borders[scielo.br]

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