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Plagiocephaly and brachycephaly treatment with cranial orthosis: a case report

Gerd Schreen, Carolina Gomes Matarazzo

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082013000100021

The number of cranial deformities has increased considerably since international efforts of pediatricians to recommend parents putting their babies to sleep in the supine position as a strategy to reduce sudden death syndrome of the newborn. On the one hand, this program has demonstrated very efficient results at reducing deaths and, on the other hand, such recommendation has increased the incidence of cranial asymmetries. In addition, infants are kept too long in one position, much of this due to abusive […]