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Plagiocephaly

"Plagiocephaly" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The condition characterized by uneven or irregular shape of the head often in parallelogram shape with a flat spot on the back or one side of the head. It can either result from the premature CRANIAL SUTURE closure (CRANIOSYNOSTOSIS) or from external forces (NONSYNOSTOTIC PLAGIOCEPHALY).


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Plagiocephaly" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Plagiocephaly" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 3 publications over 3 distinct years, with a maximum of 1 publications in 2011 and 2015 and 2019
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