Craniotabes

Craniotabes is the finding of a softening or thinning of the skull, which may be normally present in newborns. It is seen mostly in the occipital and parietal bones. The bone is soft and when pressure is applied they will collapse underneath it. When the pressure is relieved, the bones will usually snap back into place. The term is derived from th...
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craniotabes

(kra″ne-o-ta´bēz) reduction in mineralization of the skull, with abnormal softness of the bone, usually affecting the occipital and parietal bones along the lambdoidal sutures.
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craniotabes

A disease marked by the presence of areas of thinning and softening in the bones of the skull and widening of the sutures and fontanelles. Usually of syphilitic or rachitic origin. ... Synonym: circumscribed craniomalacia. ... Origin: cranio-+ L. Tabes, a wasting ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Craniotabes

Craniotabes is a thinning of the skull in spots, generally associated with rickets or syphilis.
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craniotabes

craniotabes, circumscribed craniomalacia A disease marked by the presence of areas of thinning and softening in the bones of the skull and widening of the sutures and fontanelles. Usually of syphilitic or rachitic origin.
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craniotabes

Type: Term Pronunciation: krā′nē-ō-tā′bēz Definitions: 1. A disease marked by the presence of areas of thinning and softening in the bones of the skull and widening of the sutures and fontanelles. Usually of syphilitic or rachitic origin. Synonyms: circumscribed craniomalacia
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