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 CASE REPORT
Year : 2012  |  Volume : 7  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 185-187

Acalvaria: A rare congenital malformation


Department of Neonatal and Pediatric Surgery, Ibn Sina Hospital, Kuwait

Correspondence Address:
Vipul Gupta
Department of Pediatric Surgery, Ibn Sina Hospital
Kuwait
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DOI: 10.4103/1817-1745.106474

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Acalvaria is described as a rare congenital malformation in a 1-month-old female baby who presented with classical clinical features of soft, lax skull as a result of absent skull bones and associated muscles. Acalvaria is usually a fatal anomaly and is rarely discussed in English literature. Thus, we herein report a living case of acalvaria along with a review of the literature.






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