Peter J. Taub, MD

Articles

Positional Plagiocephaly, Part 2: Prevention and Treatment

January 10, 2011

Primary care pediatric providers are instrumental in educating new parents about how to prevent the development or progression of plagiocephaly.

Positional Plagiocephaly, Part 1:A Practical Guide to Evaluation

December 20, 2010

One of the more common conditions pediatricians diagnose is deformity of the skull. Deformational plagiocephaly may be caused by compressive forces in utero (eg, multiple births) or by constant pressure on one portion of the newborn’s malleable skull when the infant is kept in the same supine position for prolonged periods.