Herniation of the brain after conservative treatment of a large congenital skull defect in an infant with Adams-Oliver syndrome.

@article{Trbs2010HerniationOT,
  title={Herniation of the brain after conservative treatment of a large congenital skull defect in an infant with Adams-Oliver syndrome.},
  author={Ralf-Bodo Tr{\"o}bs and Karin Barenberg and Michael Hemminghaus and Martin G{\"u}nther and Matthias Neid},
  journal={Journal of pediatric surgery},
  year={2010},
  volume={45 10},
  pages={2064-7}
}
We report the case of a newborn baby with a large congenital skull defect owing to Adams-Oliver syndrome. An initial attempt at conservative treatment failed and led to disruption of the leptomeningeal membrane and prolapse of the brain. After local debridement, delayed and stepwise surgical closure was complicated by cerebrospinal fluid leakage, which… CONTINUE READING