Scaphocephaly

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Scaphocephaly
ICD-10 Q75.0 (EUROCAT Q75.01)
ICD-9 756.0

Scaphocephaly, derived from the Greek skaphe (a light boat or skiff), describes a specific. variety of a long narrow head that resembles an inverted boat. It is a type of cephalic disorder which occurs when there is premature fusion of the sagittal suture. The sagittal suture joins together the two parietal bones of skull. Scaphocephaly is the most common of the craniostenoses and is characterized by a long, narrow head.

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