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Age: 46

Sex: Male

Indication: Scalp Wound

Enlarged Parietal Foramina

Mimicking Pathology



Findings Relating to the Mimic

  • Incidental note of bilateral enlarged parietal foramina.


Discussion

  • Round defects in the parietal bone secondary to incomplete/delayed ossification of the parietal bones.
  • Benign, but when enlarged are associated with venous and cortical anomalies.


Images

Bilateral enlarged parietal foramina (red arrows) 3D reconstruction demonstrating bilateral enlarged parietal foramina

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