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BMJ Case Reports 2018; doi:10.1136/bcr-2017-223262
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Intradiploic cephalocele: a rare entity at a rare site

  1. Umar B Sowkar4
  1. 1Department of Radiodiagnosis, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India
  2. 2Department of Radiodiagnosis, Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Pondicherry, India
  3. 3Department of Neurology, Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research, Pondicherry, India
  4. 4Department of Radiology, Sri Venkateshwaraa Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Pondicherry, India
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sunitha V Chakkalakkoombil, drsunithapnair{at}rediffmail.com
  • Accepted 18 December 2017
  • Published 10 January 2018

Description

A 52-year-old woman presented with complaints of non-specific headache. The patient had a history of head injury 1 year ago. Clinical neurological examination was nil significant. The skin over the occipital region is normal. No prior investigations were done immediately after the injury. MRI of the brain at present showed small intradiploic cerebrospinal fluid (CSF)-filled defect with herniation of foliae of the right cerebellar hemisphere (figure 1). The rest of the brain parenchyma revealed no abnormality and no skull fracture …

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