Macrocephaly is a condition in which the head circumference is larger than average for the age and gender of the infant or child. It is a descriptive rather than a diagnostic term and is a characteristic of a variety of ...1

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Symptoms of Macrocephaly

Clinical features: Imported from Human Phenotype Ontology (HPO)

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Causes List: Macrocephaly

Some of the causes of the condition may include:2 Causes of Macrocephaly:

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Causes List for Macrocephaly

Some possible causes of Macrocephaly or similar disorders may include:3

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Types of Macrocephaly

Some of the types of this condition may include:4 Types of Macrocephaly:

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Names and Terminology

Synonyms: Increased head circumference ; Large head ; Large head circumference ; MACROCEPHALY/MEGALENCEPHALY SYNDROME, AUTOSOMAL RECESSIVE ; Macrocrania ; big calvaria ; big cranium ; big head ; big skull ; large calvaria ...5

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  1. Source: NINDS (NIH): disorders/ cephalic_disorders/ detail_cephalic_disorders.htm
  2. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  3. Source: Algorithmically Generated List
  4. Source: Human Phenotype Ontology
  5. Source: GTR (NCBI/NIH): gtr/ conditions/ C2243051/ 

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