macrocrania


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macrocrania

[¦mak·rō′krā·nē·ə]
(medicine)
The condition of having abnormally large skull size compared with face size.
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Among the most frequent symptoms and signs are macrocrania, eye anomalies, spasticity, developmental delay, ataxia-walking difficulties, headache, nausea, lethargy, seizures, cranial nerve palsy, and quadriparesis (8).
The three "signature" imaging findings of classic Glutaric Aciduria are: (1) Macrocrania, (2) Bilateral widened ("open") sylvian fissures, and (3) Bilaterally symmetric basal ganglia lesions.
Benign extracerebral fluid collections: A cause of macrocrania in infancy.
4) Additional findings associated with a chronic increase in intracranial pressure include macrocrania, splitting of the sutures, skull demineralisation and erosion, or enlargement of the sella turcica.