Encephalomalacia, craniosynostosis and subdural hematoma

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

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Developmental delay

Patient Data

Age: 6 months
Gender: Male

Multicystic encephalomalacic changes in bilateral cerebral hemispheres.

Early closure of bi-coronal sutures.

Large subacute/chronic subdural hematoma along left cerebral hemisphere (26mm in thickness)

No gross brain parenchymal calcification.

Basal ganglia and posterior fossa are spared.

Case Discussion

These findings can be seen as sequelae of perinatal insults: hypoxic ischemic injury or non-accidental injury.

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Case information

rID: 56710
Case created: 17th Nov 2017
Last edited: 25th Nov 2017
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: French Medical Institute for Mothers and Children

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