How is positional molding in pediatric craniosynostosis treated?

Updated: Dec 04, 2018
  • Author: Raj D Sheth, MD; Chief Editor: George I Jallo, MD  more...
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No surgery is indicated for posterior plagiocephaly secondary to positional molding.

The vast majority of infants improve with repositioning maneuvers and physical therapy for torticollis.

Some clinicians elect to use molding helmets for severe cases.


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