from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Pertaining to, due to, or causing deformation
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. of or pertaining to deformation (in all senses).
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Of or pertaining to deformation; tending to produce deformation.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. relating to or causing change in either shape or size of a material body or geometric figure
This disorder is called deformational plagiocephaly, which some people call flat-head syndrome or positional plagiocephaly.
GUPTA: It's called deformational plagiocephaly, a fancy term for a misshapen head, usually caused by infants 'heads resting on the same spot.
A new study by physician researchers from Hasbro Children's Hospital and Children's Hospital Boston identifies risk factors for the severity of asymmetrical head shapes, known as deformational plagiocephaly (DP), or more commonly as flat head syndrome.
A baby's sleep position is the best predictor of a misshapen skull condition known as deformational ...
Posted on: Thursday, 19 November 2009, 14: 55 CST A baby's sleep position is the best predictor of a misshapen skull condition known as deformational plagiocephaly - or the
-- A baby's sleep position is the best predictor of a misshapen skull condition known as deformational plagiocephaly -- or the development of flat spots on an infant's head -- according to findings reported by Arizona State University scientists in the December issue of the journal Pediatrics.
Doctors diagnosed Caeden with a condition called deformational plagiocephaly.
Following is a chart that breaks down the differences between deformational plagiocephaly and craniosynostosis:
This is clearly a very small price to pay in order to avoid SIDS, but deformational plagiocephaly must be recognized when it occurs.
We have to be able to quickly distinguish between an intrinsic skull problem (craniosynostosis) and one that occurs on the extrinsic level (deformational plagiocephaly).