Get answers to your child's growth, nutrition, and feeding behavior questions.
Home care depends on the condition causing the premature closure of sutures.
Contact your health care provider if:
Your health care provider will get a medical history and will do a physical examination.
Medical history questions might include:
Your health care provider will begin with an examination of the skull to see if there is ridging. If there is ridging, the child might need x-rays or other types of scans of the skull to show whether the sutures have closed too early.
Although your health care provider keeps records from routine examinations, you may 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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