Calcified cephalohaematoma

Case contributed by Dr Michael Sargent

Presentation

Left sided skull 'bump'

Patient Data

Age: Infant.
X-ray

Skull x-rays

A smooth ossified sessile lump is seen arising form the left parietal bone. The skull appears otherwise normal. 

Case Discussion

Typical appearances of a cephalohaematoma, which should not be mistaken for an agressive bone lesion. 

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Case information

rID: 5907
Case created: 27th Mar 2009
Last edited: 20th Nov 2015
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