Scaphocephaly - adult

Case contributed by Dr Ammar Haouimi


Headaches. Abnormal configuration of the skull since birth.

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Female

Narrow, and elongate skull in the anteroposterior direction with bossing of the frontal region 

Normal posterior cerebral fossa and cerebral hemispheres with mild enlargement of the ventricular system.

Case Discussion

Case of scaphocephaly which is considered as the most common form of craniosynostosis.

The differential diagnosis in this case is the congenital absence of the sagittal suture, which is an isolated anomaly without skull deformation.

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Case information

rID: 67613
Published: 15th Apr 2019
Last edited: 17th Apr 2019
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Aurès Medical Imaging Center - Batna Algeria

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