With the metopic
suture, you have a chance to make a diagnosis because the shape of the head is quite characteristic.
He noted that "barely ossified and immature elements" of the hands and feet, and the wide open metopic
suture, where the two frontal bones of the skull come together down the middle of the forehead.
Classification of craniosynostosis Non-syndromic Suture involved Simple Scaphocephaly Sagittal Anterior plagiocephaly Unilateral coronal Posterior plagiocephaly Unilateral lambdoid Trigonocephaly Metopic
Compound Variable More than 1 suture Brachycephaly Bilateral lambdoid Turribrachycephaly Bilateral coronal Syndromic Crouzon's syndrome Typically bilateral coronal Apert's syndrome Usually coronal, often lambdoid Pfeiffer syndrome Multiple suture involvement Other, e.
Little David Geelan underwent plastic surgery in January after being diagnosed with the rare skull condition metopic