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    1. What is craniosynostosis?

    2. Describe the craniofacial appearance of this child with plagiocephaly. How would you write a nurse's note on a chart about it? Based on your knowledge of the anatomy determine where the pathology is- be specific.

    3. What are possible outcomes if this is left untreated?

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    Craniosynostosis is a disorder in which the sutures of the skull (joints between the skull bones) fuse earlier than usual.

    The baby has an asymmetry of his face -- the left eye is higher and more open than the left eye. When his head is viewed from above, it can be observed that there is a flattening of the ...

    Solution Summary

    Craniosynotosis and craniofacial appearances are examined.