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Archivos de Pediatría del Uruguay

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MOYANO RECINE, Beatriz Dita; ESTEVAN, Miguel; LIZARDI AMIL, Anabel Selene  and  DABEZIES, Agustín. Agujeros parietales gigantes: . A propósito de un caso. Arch. Pediatr. Urug. [online]. 2008, vol.79, n.4, pp.303-307. ISSN 1688-1249.

Enlarged parietal foramen, also called foramina parietallia permagna or giant parietal foramen, is a congenital defect identified in the physical examination and confirmed with radiological studies. The case of a two month old infant with no relevant past medical history is presented. He had a small scalp tumour, which was evident at the lamboid fontanel since birth. Imaging studies were requested to complete the evaluation of this patient. The above mentioned disease accounts for several differential diagnosis which can be early ruled out through 3D CT scan


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