Prevention and Management

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Fig. 6.1 Position of the newborn in the crib (a). One way of alternating posture is to change the head-feet orientation periodically (b) 6.1.2 Preventive Advice for Awake Time The…

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Historical Notes

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Fig. 1.1 Carved head of Queen Nefertiti. Note the intentional deformation of the skull in the anteroposterior direction and vertical (Redrawn from the original artwork by Fernanda Daris) In Europe,…

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Definition and Classification

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Fig. 2.1 Classification of five types of plagiocephaly according to Argenta Type I – The cranial asymmetry is limited to the back of the skull. The degree of flattening can…

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Epidemiology

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Fig. 3.1 Increasing rate of positional plagiocephaly (black) in comparison to craniosynostosis (gray) following AAP recommendations for SIDS prevention (1992) Several tertiary care centers with craniofacial specialists published data showing…

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Outcomes

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014Donata Villani and Maria Vittoria Meraviglia (eds.)Positional Plagiocephaly10.1007/978-3-319-06118-4_9 9. Outcomes Federica Anna Gandolfi1   (1) Department of Dentistry, Hospitals of Bergamo, Corso Vercelli 55, Milan, 20145, Italy     Federica Anna Gandolfi Email: federica.gandolfi@libero.it The…

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Etiology and Pathogenesis

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Fig. 4.1 Cranial suture, view from the top 4.1 Mechanisms of Cranial Deformities Skull growth after the premature fusion of a single suture was first described by Virchow in 1851….

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Osteopathic Considerations in Positional Plagiocephaly

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© Springer International Publishing Switzerland 2014Donata Villani and Maria Vittoria Meraviglia (eds.)Positional Plagiocephaly10.1007/978-3-319-06118-4_7 7. Osteopathic Considerations in Positional Plagiocephaly Cristian Ciranna-Raab1, 2, 3   (1) German School of Osteopathy (OSD), Hamburg, Germany (2) Osteopathic European Academic Network…

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