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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 242-245

Secondary bicoronal synostosis after metopic craniosynostosis surgical reconstruction


1 Department of Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Science, Tehran, Iran
2 Department of Neurosurgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey, USA

Correspondence Address:
Farideh Nejat
Department of Neurosurgery Children's Hospital Medical Center, Tehran University of Medical Science, Mailbox: Tehran, F. Nejat, 14155-7854, Tehran
Iran
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.147578

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Re-synostosis after standard surgical procedures for nonsyndromic craniosynostosis is a rare event, which can occur at the same suture or rarely in adjacent sutures. Here, we report 2 patients with primary metopic craniosynostosis who developed bicoronal synostosis in previously opened sutures several months after surgery.






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