Craniosynostosis Surgery

The term craniosynostosis refers to the premature fusion of one or more bones of a child's skull resulting intracranial hypertension which leads to abnormal neurocognitive development in affected children. It usually manifests as an observable deformity within the first few months of life. The surgical treatment is used to correct this disorder is termed as Craniosynostosis repair. This disorder can affect one or more joints in baby’s skull, sometimes craniosynostosis is linked with an underlying brain abnormality that prevents the brain from growing properly. Physical examination is enough to diagnose craniosynostosis. The very common sign of Craniosynostosis is the abnormal head shape. There are some surgical alternatives for the treatment of craniosynostosis, subject to what type it is. It is usually best to perform surgery only a few weeks to months of age because the skull bones are soft and mouldable and more. The treatment of craniosynostosis involves surgery to separate fused bones. After the surgery allows your baby’s brain adequate space to grow and develop. 

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