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cloverleaf skull syndrome

 

Definition: intrauterine bone dysplasia and synostosis of the coronal and lambdoid sutures of the cranium producing a trilobar head shape, sometimes associated with exophthalmos, and various craniofacial and long-bone anomalies; the condition is sporadic.

Synonym(s): kleeblattschädel deformity, kleeblattschädel

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