Parietal foramina

Case contributed by Benjamin Pereira Zimmermann

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Female
X-ray

Two rounded defects in the parietal bone located near the intersection of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures.

Case Discussion

Plain skull radiograph demonstrates bilateral parietal symmetric homogeneous rounded calvarial lucencies, consistent with incidental prominent parietal foramina. They are usually asymptomatic, however, they can be associated with a vascular or cortical malformation.

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Case information

rID: 72098
Published: 8th Nov 2019
Last edited: 8th Nov 2019
System: Paediatrics
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Excluded from licensing
Institution: Hospital Carlos Van Buren, Valparaíso

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