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Doctors for Craniosynostosis in Pandalam, Kochi
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Craniosynostosis is a birth defect in which one or more joints between the bones of the baby’s skull close before the complete formation of the brain. In babies with Craniosynostosis, the brain does not grow to its original shape resulting in misshapen head. Symptoms are:
• Misshapen skull
• Abnormal or disappearing soft spot on the baby’s skull
• Delayed or no growth of the baby’s head
• Development of a raised, hard ridge along the affected sutures
• Increased intracranial pressure
HOW IS CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS DIAGNOSED?
In some cases, a paediatrician may suspect this condition at a routine check-up due to the disappearance of your baby's soft spots or because your baby's head isn’t growing as it should. The supporting test includes: 1. Physical examination 2. Imaging tests 3. Genetic testing
HOW IS CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS TREATED?
Treatment involves an orthopaedicssurgery that will help in creating a space in the skull bones in order to allow the brain to grow. In most cases, a neurosurgeon and a plastic surgeon will work together in these kind of surgeries.
DID YOU KNOW?
Due to excess pressure on the brain in children with Craniosynostosis, there can be issues with vision and some children may also develop learning disabilities.