Index to Chiropractic Literature
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ID 23197
Title The recognition of craniosynostosis when managing patients with plagiocephaly: Two case reports of lambdoid craniosynostosis [case report]
URL http://cjaonline.realviewdigital.com/
Journal Chiropr J Aust. 2013 Dec;43(4):124-130
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Publication Type Case Report
Abstract/Notes

When assessing infants with plagiocephaly it is important to differentiate between deformational plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis. We report on two children presenting to a paediatric (only) chiropractic clinic for assessment regarding head shape asymmetry who were later diagnosed with lambdoid craniosynostosis. The expected clinical signs of Deformational Plagiocephaly and Craniosynostosis are discussed. In cases of suspected craniosynostosis referral for further imaging is recommended. This paper adds to the evidence base of optimal Paediatric Chiropractic management in infants with Plagiocephaly.

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