Skull Molding

  • Etiology: vaginal birth, oligohydramnios
  • Imaging: overlapping of skull bones
  • Clinical: can take days to 4-6 weeks for molding to go away

Radiology Cases of Skull Molding

CT of skull molding
Axial (left) and coronal (right) CT without contrast of the brain show the occiptal bone of the skull to be pushed underneath the parietal bones of the scalp. No skull fractures are seen.