What are the effects of craniosynostosis?

What are the effects of craniosynostosis?

What are the effects of craniosynostosis?

Craniosynostosis can occur by itself or as a part of certain craniofacial (head and facial) syndromes. If left untreated, craniosynostosis can lead to serious complications, including: Head deformity, possibly severe and permanent. Increased pressure on the brain.

Does craniosynostosis cause brain damage?

Sometimes, if the condition is not treated, the build-up of pressure in the baby's skull can lead to problems, such as blindness, seizures, or brain damage.

How do I know if my child has craniosynostosis?

Craniosynostosis Symptoms

  1. A full or bulging fontanelle (soft spot located on the top of the head)
  2. Sleepiness (or less alert than usual)
  3. Very noticeable scalp veins.
  4. Increased irritability.
  5. High-pitched cry.
  6. Poor feeding.
  7. Projectile vomiting.
  8. Increasing head circumference.

How does craniosynostosis affect a child's development?

Craniosynostosis, a condition in which the bones of the skull fuse too early, can cause too much pressure on a child's brain and can lead to learning disabilities and problems with language development.

What happens if craniosynostosis is left untreated?

The Mayo Clinic reports that craniosynostosis is usually treated with surgery very early in a child's life; however, if left untreated, it can lead to seizures, facial deformities, blindness, and brain damage. Even with surgery, it can cause a variety of behavioral and learning challenges.

Can a sensory processing disorder cause speech delays?

my sons two he has not yet been diagnosed but will be soon. he shows all signs of spd not so much with autism but the spd has caused a speech delay. he also has alot of repetitive behaviors he has early intervention and has shown alot of progress with his speech. he was one when he started and couldnt say anything. he used to yell and scream alot.

Is there any connection between laryngomalacia and speech delay?

We've had an assessment with a speech and language therapist, but it's only crossed my mind today that it could be related to the laryngomalacia I have phoned the lady today that we saw and she's going to look into it. Does anyone have any experience of this?


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