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95 Possible Causes for Craniotabes

  • Vitamin D Deficiency

    […] without craniotabes ( 3 ).[doi.org] The incidence of craniotabes was scored each month.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] of craniotabes resolve spontaneously.[merckmanuals.com]

  • Osteogenesis Imperfecta

    Craniotabes A disease characterized by areas of thinning and softening bones in the skull. It can be related to rickets, a disease caused by a lack of Vitamin D.[oif.org]

  • Obstructive Hydrocephalus

    Hydrocephalus, defined as the accumulation of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) in the brain, may occur in the setting of obstructed CSF flow throughout the ventricular system, in which case the term obstructive hydrocephalus is used. Signs and symptoms depend on the age of the patient and the underlying cause. A[…][symptoma.com]

  • X-Linked Hypophosphatemia

    […] enlarged costochondral junctions of the ribs, pectum carinatum, metaphyseal flaring of the wrists or ankles, genus varus, frontal bossing enlarges sutures and fotanels or craniotabes[iofbonehealth.org]

  • Familial Hypophosphatemia

    A case of young man with low back ache and heel pains who was examined in a rheumatology outpatient and diagnosed as familial hypophosphatemia (FH), probably X-linked (XL), is presented. FH is most commonly transmitted as XL. The role of PHEX gene and fibroblast growth factor 23 is also described.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rickets

    First leading clues to rickets on physical examination are poor growth, especially length, thickening of wrists, bow legs, and craniotabes.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Presentations in the infants included craniotabes, wide skull sutures, rachitic rosaries, enlargement of the wrists, tetany and convulsions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] seen in our region are due to maternal vitamin D deficiency with symptoms becoming obvious when the infants are breastfed, or may present with hypocalcemic convulsions or craniotabes[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pregnancy

    […] osteoporosis. 24, 25 Additionally, low vitamin D during the fetal and neonatal period has been associated with delayed fetal growth, osteopenia, impaired fetal bone ossification, craniotabes[doi.org]

  • Osteoporosis

    Features can include growth failure, craniotabes, craniosynostosis, blue sclerae, costochondral enlargement ("rachitic rosary"), scoliosis, thickening of wrists and ankles[web.archive.org]

  • Skull Fracture

    They were previously described as craniotabes [ 1 ].[omicsonline.org] References Fox GN, Maier MK (1984) Neonatal craniotabes. Am Fam Physician 30: 149-151.[omicsonline.org]

  • Hypervitaminosis A

    […] gastrointestinal complaints (nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhoea), increased intracranial pressure, poor growth in children; affected infants may develop bulging fontanelles, craniotabes[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] Symptoms Abnormal softening of the skull bone (craniotabes — infants and children) Blurred vision Bone pain or swelling Bulging fontanelle (infants) Changes in consciousness[coordinatedhealth.com] […] increases over a short period of time Chronic -- when too much vitamin A is present in the body over a longer period of time Symptoms Abnormal softening of the skull bone (craniotabes[nicklauschildrens.org]

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