Sutures – separated

Alternative Names

Separation of the sutures

Definition of Sutures – separated

Separated sutures are abnormally wide spaces in the bony joints of the skull in an infant.

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. – 3/14/2009

Skull of a newborn

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