Big, Small, Flat, Triangular: Understanding Abnormal Head Shapes in Infants

Babies’ heads can look odd for a variety of reasons, some benign and some requiring prompt, expert care. Winson Ho, MD, describes the head conditions he commonly sees as referrals; explains how to evaluate macrocephaly and other issues; and describes current practices when treatment is needed, including the importance of timing. Bonus: View a remarkable video of endoscopic ventriculostomy for hydrocephalus.

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UCSF Pediatrics

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Pediatric neurosurgeon

Dr. Winson S. Ho is a pediatric neurosurgeon who cares for patients with brain cancer. His research focuses on developing new treatments for pediatric brain tumors.

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