“Growing fontanelle”: a serious complication of difficult vacuum extraction

Abstract

Growing skull fractures in combination with leptomeningeal cysts are well known in childhood. A rare case of a growing fontanelle due to a leptomeningeal cyst is presented. The cyst occurred due to a traumatic delivery with vacuum extraction. Operative repair of the cyst revealed a dural tear at the border of the fontanelle. The imaging findings are… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s002340050769

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