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Does Trigonocephaly require surgery?

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Dr. Sumanth Amperayani

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Posted on Tue, 15 May 2018 in Child Health
Question: My infant son aged 10 months has been diagnosed with trigonocephaly and has been advised an MRI of his brain. I want to know that if he requires surgical treatment of the same what is the approximate cost and what is the average length of stay in the hospital?
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Answered by Dr. Sumanth Amperayani 25 minutes later
Brief Answer:
Suggestions on trigonocephaly

Detailed Answer:
Hi.... from the records which you have uploaded I see that he also has got a mild motor delay, for which early stimulation therapy has been started already.

Trigonocephaly may or may not require corrective surgery. I can only see and decide only after seeing the MRI or CT Scan brain findings.

I suggest you upload the neuroimaging findings and the report of the scan, so that I can see and get back to you.

But if a neurosurgeon has already seen the scan and decided to go ahead with surgery, I suggest you follow his advice.

The cost of the surgery may be approximately 2 lakhs.

Regards - Dr. Sumanth
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