Cloverleaf skull

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Cloverleaf skull --> cloverleaf skull syndrome

(Science: syndrome) intrauterine bone dysplasia and synostosis of the coronal and lambdoid sutures producing a trilobar head shape, due to premature fusion (craniosynostosis) of all sutures.

this produces various craniofacial and long-bone anomalies. The condition is sporadic; no evidence to suggest a genetic cause although there may be some hereditary in crouzon syndrome.