Open Metopic: Kelly

Metopic Skull Top-250Kelly presented at age 14 months, referred for evaluation of his head shape. His preoperative photos at left show that he had a narrow forehead with a prominent vertical ridge and a triangular head shape. He was diagnosed with metopic craniosynostosis and was treated with an open cranial vault remodeling with fronto-orbital advancement at age 16 months. His one-year follow-up photos are on the right. Note the width and contour of the forehead and overall improvement in head shape.

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