radRounds Radiology Network

Connecting Radiology | Enabling collaboration and professional development

This 6 month old child has muliple sutural synostosis (sagittal suture and part of the lambdoid sutur) , and a Chiari I malformation.

Severe copper beaten skull appearance is present which is more remaniscient of a lacunar skull, however no myelomeningocoele is present (i.e not a Chiari II malformation) and axial imaging demonstrates the correlation of gyri with the overlying skull defects.

The patient was treated with surgery to open the sutures, and marked improvement to the skull shape and posterior fossa ensued.

Source: Radiopaedia.org - Please visit http://radiopaedia.org/cases/chiari-i-and-severe-copper-beaten-skull

Sponsored Case: Need to keep track of your CME credits? Do you know your state's requirement? - For your CME tracking needs, please visit http://www.cmesimple.com

Views: 6436


You need to be a member of radRounds Radiology Network to add comments!

Join radRounds Radiology Network

Sponsor Ad

© 2018   Created by radRounds Radiology Network.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service