Macrocephaly is a condition in which the head is abnormally large this includes
the scalp, the cranial bone, and the contents of the cranium. Contents. [hide].
Jan 21, 2014 ... Macrocephaly refers to an overly large head in infants. Not all cases of
macrocephaly are cause for alarm.
Nov 18, 2015 ... The measurement of head circumference (also called occipitofrontal
circumference, OFC), a direct reflection of head growth, is an important ...
varieties. Syndromic macrocephaly means that other abnormalities (physical or
behavioral) are associated with the enlarged brain. The constellation of these.
Macrocephaly. Mild macrocephaly (+2 to +3 SD) in an older child with normal
intelligence, no other symptoms or abnormal neurologic signs, normal velocity of
Also called macrocephalia and megalocephaly, macrocephaly is diagnosed
when the circumference of the head is more than two standard deviations above
Macrocephaly is a clinical and radiological term that refers to a generalised
increase in size of the cranial vault.TerminologyThis slightly differs from the term
May 1, 2011 ... Benign familial macrocephaly (family tendency toward large head size) ... The
health care provider usually finds macrocephaly during a routine ...
MACROCEPHALY, BENIGN FAMILIAL. Alternative titles; symbols. COLE-
HUGHES SYNDROME. Clinical Synopsis. TEXT. Clinical Features. Asch and
A number sign (#) is used with this entry because of evidence that macrocephaly/
autism syndrome is caused by heterozygous mutation in the PTEN gene ...