A SCALP NODULE IN AN INFANT

Colin Michie, O Grove, A Laib, S Fanfan S

Abstract


Solitary, congenital scalp nodules, have a wide range of causes. This case report is followed by a literature review that explores a differential diagnosis of scalp nodules in a child. In this case the nodule represented an embryological anomaly, a neural tube defect. The relationship of such conditions to nutritional factors may be significant


Keywords


Epidermoid Cyst, Dermoid Cyst, Encephalocele, Meningocele, Neural Tube Defect, Folic Acid

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