Spontaneous involution of a sinus pericranii

Spontaneous involution of a sinus pericranii Childs Nerv Syst (2017) 33:1435–1437 DOI 10.1007/s00381-017-3532-9 LETTER TO THE EDITOR 1,2 1,2 1,2 1,2 Sofiene Bouali & Nidhal Maatar & Khalil Ghedira & Adnen Boubaker & 1,2 Hafedh Jemel Received: 4 July 2017 /Accepted: 6 July 2017 /Published online: 13 July 2017 Springer-Verlag GmbH Germany 2017 Because of the rarity of sinus pericranii, accepted guidelines We published a case of an 11-month-old boy, who was or recommendations concerning the management, diagnosis, referred for a slowly growing mass on his scalp that the pa- and treatment of are still lacking. Most patients are asymptom- tient’s mother had noticed during his last 6 months of life. atic. However, it may cause fatal complications such as throm- There was no history of trauma. Examination revealed a bosis, traumatic air embolism, or massive hemorrhage [1]. 1 × 2 cm frontal, superficial, nonpulsatile, painless soft tissue Authors recommend surgery usually with the aim of cosmetic mass which became larger in recumbent position or crying, and improvement and for prophylactic purposes to prevent such the skin over the lesion was normal as was neurologic exam- complications [2, 3]. ination. CT scan with three-dimensional CT (3D-CT) recon- There have been no large observational studies that http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Child's Nervous System Springer Journals

Spontaneous involution of a sinus pericranii

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Medicine & Public Health; Neurosurgery; Neurosciences
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