Kleeblattschadel Deformity, or cloverleaf syndrome is a type of craniosynostosis in which there is a premature closure of multiple or all bones of the skull (sutures). This condition causes the head to form a cloverleaf shape. The head may be larger than normal due to accumulation of fluid (hydrocephalic) in the skull.
The anomaly had been reported to carry dismal prognosis both in terms of neurological outcome as well as cosmetic appearance if treatment is delayed. Facial malformations include high forehead, severe proptosis, or exophthalmoses, beaked nose, and downward displacement of ears. Multiple breathing and feeding issues may occur.
Super powers...that's what Travis has - the ability to bring people together! This is a delightful story about a super-child named Travis who has the uncanny ability to brighten people's thoughts about how they look at and treat others - all by using hugs, handshakes and high fives.
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