Metopic: This suture extends from the top of the head down the middle of the forehead to the nose.
This type of craniosynostosis involves fusion of the metopic suture that runs from the top of the head toward the nose, which can create a ridge running down the forehead and gives the front of the head a wedge-shaped effect.
Frequencies of the types of craniosynostosis based on suture classification include: sagittal (50-58%); coronal (20-29%); metopic (4-10%); and lambdoid (2-4%).
Metopic suture-Suture extending from the top of the head down the middle of the forehead to the nose.
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