From the pure patterns of cranial deformities (Plagiocephaly, Brachycephaly and Scaphocephaly) there are endless varieties resulting from the mixture of several of them in varying degrees . For obvious reasons, simple deformities respond better to orthopedic treatment than more complex ones.
By the sum of two simple basic deformities. Due to deviations in different planes (axial, sagittal and coronal). Because they are accompanying deformities to craniosynostosis.
Deformities due to childbirth usually disappear within a few weeks of life. In case of persistence we have to think that the deformity has another cause.