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Plagiocephaly Summary

Description: 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).

Also Known As: Plagiocephalies

Networked: 94 relevant articles (2 outcomes, 13 trials/studies) for this Disease

Key Drugs and Agents for Plagiocephaly

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Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to treatments:
  1. Cosmetics : 1 outcome 2 studies in 5 results : IBA
  2. Congenital torticollis : 2 studies in 8 results : IBA
  3. Transforming Growth Factors (Transforming Growth Factor) : 1 study in 2 results : IBA
  4. Plastics : 2 results : IBA
  5. Type 3 Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor (Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor 3) : 1 result : IBA
  6. Activin Receptors (Activin Receptor) : 1 result : IBA
  7. Activins (Activin) : 1 result : IBA
  8. Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptors (Fibroblast Growth Factor Receptor) : 1 result : IBA
  9. Cadherins (E-Cadherin) : 1 result : IBA
  10. Etidronic Acid (HEDP) : 1 result : FDA 4 Generic
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Diseases Related to Plagiocephaly

  1. Craniosynostoses (Craniosynostosis)
  2. Synostosis
  3. Nonsynostotic Plagiocephaly
  4. Torticollis (Wryneck)
  5. Clubfoot (Talipes Equinovarus)
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Key Therapies for Plagiocephaly

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  1. Orthotic Devices (Orthosis) : 1 outcome 1 study in 5 results
  2. Sutures (Suture) : 7 studies in 52 results
  3. Osteopathic Manipulation : 1 study in 2 results
  4. Length of Stay : 1 study in 1 result
  5. Osteotomy : 7 results
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