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Separation of the sutures
Contact your health care provider if:
The health care provider will perform a physical exam. This will including examining the fontanelles and scalp veins and feeling (palpating) the sutures to find out how far they are separated.
The health care provider will ask questions about the child's medical history and symptoms, including:
The following tests may be performed:
Although your health care provider keeps records from routine examinations, you might find it helpful to keep your own records of your child's development. You will want to bring these records to your health care provider's attention if you notice anything unusual.
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