Sutures – ridged

Alternative Names

Ridged sutures

Definition of Sutures – ridged

Ridged sutures refer to an overlap of the bony plates of the skull in an infant, with or without early closure.

Review

Neil K. Kaneshiro, MD, MHA, Clinical Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, University of Washington School of Medicine. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Medical Director, A.D.A.M., Inc. – 1/24/2011

Skull of a newborn

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