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VOLUME 7 , ISSUE 1 ( January-April, 2014 ) > List of Articles

CASE REPORT

Copper Beaten Skull! Can It be a Usual Appearance?

Vela Desai, Smita R Priyadarshinni, Rajeev Sharma

Keywords : Copper beaten skull, Intracranial tension, Cranio-synostosis

Citation Information : Desai V, Priyadarshinni SR, Sharma R. Copper Beaten Skull! Can It be a Usual Appearance?. Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014; 7 (1):47-49.

DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10005-1233

License: CC BY-NC 4.0

Published Online: 00-04-2014

Copyright Statement:  Copyright © 2014; Jaypee Brothers Medical Publishers (P) Ltd.


Abstract

‘Copper beaten’ skull refers to the prominent convolutional markings seen in multiple bones of the skull. Underlying cause is thought to be related to increased intracranial pressure resulting from such processes as craniosynostosis, obstructive hydrocephalus and/or intracranial masses. However, the copper beaten appearance of the skull has poor sensitivity in detecting increased intracranial pressure as such an appearance can also be seen in normal patients. In this article, we have reported a case of a 5 years old child with classical features of beaten silver skull. How to cite this article: Desai V, Priyadarshini SR, Sharma R. Copper Beaten Skull! Can It be a Usual Appearance? Int J Clin Pediatr Dent 2014;7(1):47-49.


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