Other cranial deformities

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.

Complex positional cranial deformities

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.

Plagiocefalia + Escafocefalia
Trigonocefalia + Braquicefalia + Plagiocefalia
Braquicefalia + Plagiocefalia

Obstetric cranial deformities and variants of normality

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.

Cefalohematoma calcificat
Cráneo en trébol
truncated cone skull
truncated cone skull

Deformities due to disease, tumors or trauma

Hidrocefalia en mielomeningocele, válvula no funcionante

Deformities due to disease, tumors or trauma

Tras uso de expansores tisulares por quemadura del cuero


We explain the main causes of deformities


An expert or the parents can make the diagnosis. We explain how


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