Portions of Interstate 65 in downtown Indianapolis will be closed for bridge repairs beginning on or after July 1. Construction may impact travel to IU Health facilities in the area. Learn more.
Partes de la Interestatal 65 en el centro de Indianápolis estarán cerradas para reparaciones de puentes que empiezan en o después del 1 de Julio. La construcción puede afectar el viaje a los centros hospitalarios de IU Health en el área.
Abnormal head shapes can develop in babies for a variety of reasons. Early evaluation is important in an infant with an abnormal head shape in order to determine the cause and plan a course of treatment.
There are several types of head shape abnormalities. Each type has its own symptoms:
A craniofacial surgeon will obtain your child’s medical history and complete a detailed physical examination to diagnose a head shape abnormality. Doctors may also use medical imaging such as traditional X-rays or computed tomography (CT) to make a diagnosis.
Treatment for head shape abnormalities varies depending on the specific anomaly and its cause:
Visit these websites for more information on head shape abnormalities:
Riley at IU Health offers a broad range of supportive services to make life better for families who choose us for their children's care.
This nonprofit organization addresses the medical, financial, psychosocial, emotional and educational concerns related to head shape abnormalities, including craniosynostosis, Apert syndrome, Crouzon syndrome, Pfeiffer syndrome and Saethre-Chotzen syndrome.
This nonprofit organization provides education and support for families of children living with craniosynostosis.
In addition to our primary hospital location at the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis, IN, we have convenient locations to better serve our communities throughout the state.