Calcified cephalohematoma

Case contributed by Dr Michael Sargent


Left sided skull 'bump'

Patient Data

Age: Infant

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 calcified cephalohematoma, which should not be mistaken for an aggressive bone lesion. 

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Case information

rID: 5907
Published: 27th Mar 2009
Last edited: 14th Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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