Most cases of craniosynostosis require a surgical procedure in order for normal cranial development to occur. The surgery will reduce and prevent pressure inside the head, fix facial and cranial deformations, and allow room for the brain to grow normally. The best time for surgical corrections depends on the specific problem and parent preference for the type of surgery. The exact type and timing of the surgery is determined by a variety of factors including whether there is a genetic syndrome or other associated problems and the specific type of craniosynostosis.
Treatment depends on:
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