The Surgical Treatment of Plagiocephaly

Silav G., Avci G., Akan M., Taylan G., ELMACI I., Akoz T.

TURKISH NEUROSURGERY, vol.21, no.3, pp.304-314, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 21 Issue: 3
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.5137/1019-5149.jtn.4095-11.1
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus, TR DİZİN (ULAKBİM)
  • Page Numbers: pp.304-314
  • Çanakkale Onsekiz Mart University Affiliated: No


AIM: Anterior plagiocephaly usually occurs with premature synostosis of the ipsilateral half of the coronal suture. The forehead is flattened on the affected side, with a backward and upward displacement of the affected orbit. The bulging of the calvaria may occur in the contralateral parietal area.