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My 5 year old son has a large dip on the top of his head

My 5 year old son has a large dip on the top of his head . Should I be worried? when he was in the womb I was told he had an enlarged atrium, I think thats what they called it. They sent me for multiple ultrasounds. Could these be related?
Asked On : Thu, 12 May 2011
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The large dip in the head is frontanelle.. it normally fuses by 18 months of age.. but in this child it has not yet fused, hence do not neglect consult a pediatrician.. Atrium is different, it a chamber of heart,...
Answered: Thu, 12 May 2011
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