Skull abnormalities


Probiotics for infants and children, and deformational plagiocephaly: an update

Recent years have seen the rise of probiotic supplementation in our food and the promotion of probiotics as dietary supplements. Probiotics are generally advertised as an aid to gut health and are specifically touted as being of assistance for conditions as varied as diarrhoea, infant...

Deformational plagiocephaly

The most common craniofacial problem today is called plagiocephaly, literally meaning oblique head. Deformational plagiocephaly, also known as positional plagiocephaly, refers to a misshapen (asymmetrical) head shape. This skull deformity results from repeated external pressure to an infant's skull due to the head being in...