Key Points

• The goal of surgery is to restore a normal skull contour and allow continued growth of the brain to reshape the skull.

• Simple strip craniectomies have been superseded by complex calvarial reconstructions because single-suture closure prevents not only growth at the fused suture, but also causes secondary compensations that affect the entire skull.

• The diagnosis is made clinically, although adjunctive imaging studies may confirm the diagnosis and aid in the planning of further care.

• Each form of synostosis conforms to certain clinical rules of compensatory growth; surgeons should be cautioned to avoid using predetermined surgical procedures.

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Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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