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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.
Metopic: This suture extends from the top of the head down the middle of the forehead to the nose.