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coronal suture[kə′rō·nəl ′sü·chər]
The union of the frontal with the parietal bones transversely across the vertex of the skull.
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Overall coronal suture
closes earlier followed by sagittal and lambdoid suture endocranially.
Anterior cranial fossa was exposed by a bifrontal craniotomy using a craniotome and placing burr holes above the temporal crests and parasagittal posterior to the coronal suture
. One cm strip of frontal bone with orbital margin was left as a strut.
The diagnosis of Crouzon syndrome was confirmed and bilateral coronal suture
excision and decompression were made by neurosurgeons.