Other Names for this Disease
- Craniosynostosis brachydactyly
- Craniosynostosis - dysmorphism - brachydactyly
- Craniosynostosis-dysmorphism-brachydactyly syndrome
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Surgery is typically the treatment for craniosynostosis and is based on the person's specific signs and symptoms. The goal is to increase the space in the front (anterior) part of the skull. The operation is usually performed when the person is between 9 to 12 months of age. If other sutures, other than the coronal suture, are involved, other surgeries may be performed.
Last updated: 11/11/2015
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