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Craniosynostoses MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
Craniosynostoses
Tree Number(s)
C05.116.099.370.894.232
C05.660.207.240
C05.660.906.364
C16.131.621.207.240
C16.131.621.906.364
Unique ID
D003398
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D003398
Scope Note
Premature closure of one or more CRANIAL SUTURES. It often results in plagiocephaly. Craniosynostoses that involve multiple sutures are sometimes associated with congenital syndromes such as ACROCEPHALOSYNDACTYLIA; and CRANIOFACIAL DYSOSTOSIS.
Entry Term(s)
Acrocephaly
Brachycephaly
Craniostenosis
Craniosynostosis
Craniosynostosis, Lambdoidal
Craniosynostosis, Type 1
Lambdoid Synostosis
Metopic Synostosis
Oxycephaly
Plagiocephaly, Craniosynostosis
Plagiocephaly, Synostotic
Sagittal Synostosis
Scaphocephaly
Synostotic Anterior Plagiocephaly
Synostotic Posterior Plagiocephaly
Trigonocephaly
Unilateral Coronal Synostosis
NLM Classification #
WE 705
Public MeSH Note
OXYCEPHALY was see under CRANOPSYNOSTOSES 1963-78
Online Note
use CRANIOSYNOSTOSES to search OXYCEPHALY 1966-78
History Note
OXYCEPHALY was see under CRANIOSYNOSTOSES 1963-78
Date Established
1963/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2019/07/05
Craniosynostoses Preferred
Brachycephaly Narrower
Metopic Synostosis Narrower
Scaphocephaly Narrower
Synostotic Posterior Plagiocephaly Narrower
Trigonocephaly Narrower
Craniosynostosis, Type 1 Narrower
Acrocephaly Narrower
Synostotic Anterior Plagiocephaly Narrower
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