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Massive congenital depression of neonate’s skull
  1. Mathilde Letouzey1,
  2. Paul Berveiller2
  1. 1 Department of Neonatal Medicine, Poissy-Saint-Germain Hospital, Poissy, France
  2. 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Poissy-Saint Germain Hospital, Poissy, France
  1. Correspondence to Dr Mathilde Letouzey, Department of Neonatal Medicine, Poissy-Saint-Germain Hospital, Poissy 78300, France; mathilde.letouzey{at}

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A 2830 g neonate was delivered by caesarean section at 38 weeks. There was no history of trauma during pregnancy or any use of forceps or vacuum during delivery. The neonate presented an isolated left-parietal skull depression (SD) measuring 4×5 cm. Neurological examination was normal (normal fontanels and sutures, head circumference at 50th centile). Radiography revealed a large depression of parietal skull (figure 1 …

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.