Congenital dermoid inclusion cyst over the anterior fontanelle: report of two cases

  • AKMB Karim Registrar, Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka
  • A Joarder Specialist, Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka
  • T Kamal Clinical Associate, Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka
  • N Akhter Senior Medical Officer, Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka
  • M Reza Resident Medical Officer, Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka
  • K Hasan Resident Medical Officer, Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka
  • Z Hossain Resident Medical Officer, Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka
  • K Shankar Senior Consultant, Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka
  • MJ Chandy Sr. Consultant & Coordinator, Department ofNeurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka

Abstract

Congenital dermoid inclusion cyst over the anterior fontanelle (CDIC) is an uncommon cystic lesion. It is a benign and curative lesion. In these two cases a soft, cystic mass located over the anterior fontanelle. The cyst had no intracranial extension and was easily excised intact. The clinical and image findings of the cysts were described and compared with the usual dermoids. Many different types of lesions over the children's skull exist and some are commonly diagnosed in daily practice. Congenital dermoid inclusion cyst over the anterior fontanelle (CDIC) is a rare and benign lesion.

Pulse Vol.7 January-December 2014 p.42-45

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AKMB Karim, Registrar, Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospitals, Dhaka


Published
2015-05-07
How to Cite
Karim, A., Joarder, A., Kamal, T., Akhter, N., Reza, M., Hasan, K., Hossain, Z., Shankar, K., & Chandy, M. (2015). Congenital dermoid inclusion cyst over the anterior fontanelle: report of two cases. Pulse, 7(1), 42-45. https://doi.org/10.3329/pulse.v7i1.23249
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Case Reports