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The Skull 

The Skull
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The Skull
Author(s):

William Reardon

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780195300451.003.0001
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date: 28 May 2020

This chapter covers clinical signs relating to the skull (plagiocephaly, metopic ridge, scalp defects, macrocephaly, microcephaly, frontal hairline variants-high hairline and frontal upsweep, frontal hairline variants-low hairline and widow's peak, low posterior hairline, and anencephaly) and provides information on how to recognize each sign, establishing a differential diagnosis, and investigations to consider. Relavent images are included for each sign.

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