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Plagiocephaly MeSH Descriptor Data 2022


MeSH Heading
Plagiocephaly
Tree Number(s)
C05.660.207.707
C16.131.621.207.707
Unique ID
D059041
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D059041
Scope Note
The condition characterized by uneven or irregular shape of the head often in parallelogram shape with a flat spot on the back or one side of the head. It can either result from the premature CRANIAL SUTURE closure (CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS) or from external forces (NONSYNOSTOTIC PLAGIOCEPHALY).
Public MeSH Note
2011
History Note
2011
Date Established
2011/01/01
Date of Entry
2010/06/25
Plagiocephaly Preferred
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