"Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure,
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A deformity of the SKULL that is not due to bone fusion (SYNOSTOSIS), such as craniosynostoses, and is characterized by an asymmetric skull and face. It is observed with an increased frequency in INFANTS after the adoption of supine sleeping recommendations to prevent SUDDEN INFANT DEATH SYNDROME.
- Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic
- Plagiocephaly, Deformational
- Deformational Plagiocephalies
- Deformational Plagiocephaly
- Plagiocephalies, Deformational
- Plagiocephaly, Positional
- Plagiocephalies, Positional
- Positional Plagiocephalies
- Positional Plagiocephaly
- Nonsynostotic Plagiocephaly
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