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67 Possible Causes for Widened Anterior Fontanelles

  • Preaxial Hallucal Polydactyly

    Radiograph of skull AP/lateral view was taken and revealed: Hypertelorism macrocephaly and widened anterior fontanelle.[jemds.com] Fig. 2 Figure 3: AP and lateral skull radiograph showing Hypertelorism, macrocephaly and widened anterior fontanelle.[jemds.com]

  • Wiedemann-Rautenstrauch Syndrome

    During infancy a progeroid appearance was noted with sparse hair, prominent scalp veins, greatly widened anterior fontanelles, malar hypoplasia, and generalized lipoatrophy[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] They have physical abnormalities including a large head (macrocephaly), sparse hair, prominent scalp veins, inward-folded eyelid (entropion), widened anterior fontanelles,[en.wikipedia.org] They have physical abnormalities including a large head (macrocephaly), sparse hair, prominent scalp veins, inward-folded eyelid ( entropion ), widened anterior fontanelles[popflock.com]

  • Hypophosphatasia

    Hypophosphatasia in a child with widened anterior fontanelle: lessons learned from late diagnosis and incorrect treatment. Acta Paediatr. 2011;100(7):e43-e46.[hypophosphatasia.com]

  • Acrocallosal Syndrome

    Radiograph of skull AP/lateral view was taken and revealed: Hypertelorism macrocephaly and widened anterior fontanelle.[jemds.com] Fig. 2 Figure 3: AP and lateral skull radiograph showing Hypertelorism, macrocephaly and widened anterior fontanelle.[jemds.com]

  • Oculomaxillofacial Dysostosis

    Radiograph of skull AP/lateral view was taken and revealed: Hypertelorism macrocephaly and widened anterior fontanelle.[jemds.com] Fig. 2 Figure 3: AP and lateral skull radiograph showing Hypertelorism, macrocephaly and widened anterior fontanelle.[jemds.com]

  • Ichthyosis Vulgaris

    Herein we reported a case of pycnodysostosis, showing short stature with widening of the sutures, unfused anterior and posterior fontanelles, crowding of teeth with dental[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cleidocranial Dysplasia

    X-ray skull showed multiple wormian bones, widened sutures and patent anterior fontanel and occipitalization of C1 vertebrae [Figure 3] .[jmedscindmc.com] His anterior fontanelle was open about 3/1.5 cm. He had short clavicle and his shoulders could be easily apposed.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] […] sutures, and open anterior fontanelle and occipitalization of C1 vertebrae Click here to view Figure 4: Hypo plastic iliac bones and pseudo widening of pubis symphysis Click[jmedscindmc.com]

  • Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome, Progeroid Form

    anterior fontanelles and malar hypoplasia.[plasticsurgerykey.com] […] the phenotype consisting of a pseudo-hydrocephaloid appearance (although the occipitofrontal circumference is within normal limits), sparse hair, prominent scalp veins, widened[plasticsurgerykey.com]

  • Progeroid Syndrome Type Petty

    anterior fontanelles and malar hypoplasia.[plasticsurgerykey.com] […] the phenotype consisting of a pseudo-hydrocephaloid appearance (although the occipitofrontal circumference is within normal limits), sparse hair, prominent scalp veins, widened[plasticsurgerykey.com]

  • Progeria

    […] and posterior fontanels and widening of the calvarial sutures in HGPS have been reported. 8 In our cohort, patients as old as 9 years exhibited persistently patent anterior[ajnr.org] […] and posterior fontanels, widening of calvarial sutures, and a J-shaped sella.[ajnr.org] […] and posterior fontanels.[ajnr.org]

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