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Cranial ultrasound a gentle, accurate choice for imaging infants with suspected skull defect

14:04 EDT 5 Jun 2017 | TriMed Media Group

An Italian study published online June 3 in Child’s Nervous System shows that cranial ultrasound is a highly specific and sensitive first-step choice for imaging infants who show signs of craniosynostosis. That’s the birth defect in which the plates of the skull fuse too early, causing abnormal head shape and potentially putting injurious pressure on the brain.

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