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Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic
Tree Number(s)
C05.660.207.707.624
C16.131.621.207.707.624
Unique ID
D049068
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D049068
Scope Note
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.
Entry Term(s)
Nonsynostotic Plagiocephaly
Plagiocephaly, Deformational
Plagiocephaly, Positional
Public MeSH Note
2005
History Note
2005
Date Established
2005/01/01
Date of Entry
2004/07/07
Revision Date
2010/06/25
Plagiocephaly, Nonsynostotic Preferred
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