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113 Possible Causes for Anterior Fontanelle Open in Adults, Dense Skull

  • Pyknodysostosis

    Pycnodysostosis causes abnormally dense brittle bones. Pycnodysostosis causes the "soft spot" of a baby's skull to stay widely open.[rxlist.com] Pycnodysostosis causes abnormalities other than short stature, dense brittle bones, short fingers, and the wide open soft spot of the skull (see above).[rxlist.com] […] closure of the connections ( sutures ) of the skull bones in infancy, so that the "soft spot" (the fontanel) on top of the head remains widely open.[rxlist.com]

  • Cleidocranial Dysplasia

    Abstract Cleidocranial dysplasia (CCD) is an autosomal dominant skeletal disorder exhibiting a wide clinical spectrum ranging from minimal anomalies to classic CCD. Mutations scattered throughout the entire CBFA1 gene have been related to this disorder. However, it seems that most of them affect the highly conserved[…][ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Anterior Cerebral Artery Occlusion

    His computer axial topography revealed hypo dense lesions in both the frontal lobes (See [Figure - 1] and [Figure - 2] ).[jpgmonline.com] Radiograph of his chest and skull were normal. His cerebrospinal fluid examination was normal with no evidence of haemorrhage or xanthochromia.[jpgmonline.com]

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  • Skull Fracture

    The fracture is identified due to the projection of dense bone over the skull. CT The modality of choice in head trauma.[radiopaedia.org]

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  • Cerebral Hemorrhage

    The tissue surrounding a bleed is often less dense than the rest of the brain because of edema, and therefore shows up darker on the CT scan.[en.wikipedia.org] Intraparenchymal hemorrhage can be recognized on CT scans because blood appears brighter than other tissue and is separated from the inner table of the skull by brain tissue[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Intracerebral Hematoma

    Intraparenchymal hemorrhage can be recognized on CT scans because blood appears brighter than other tissue and is separated from the inner table of the skull by brain tissue[en.wikipedia.org] The tissue surrounding a bleed is often less dense than the rest of the brain because of edema, and therefore shows up darker on the CT scan. [14] Location [ edit ] When due[en.wikipedia.org]

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  • Epidural Hematoma

    Diagnosis Medical personnel typically use computed tomography (CT) brain scans to diagnose an EDH, which appears as a dense mass that pushes the brain away from the skull.[neurosurgery.ucla.edu]

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  • Hydrocephalus

    Skull radiography showed a dense bullet shaped opacity in the brain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

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  • Labyrinthitis

    Human ears have a labyrinth in each of inner ears, which are covered in dense bone near the base of the skull.[epainassist.com]

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  • Acute Subdural Hematoma

    […] blood (grey) is not due to a chronic haematoma, it is hyperacute blood which has not yet had time to clot (The bone windows did not demonstrate a skull fracture) Clinical[radiologymasterclass.co.uk] […] haematoma This crescent-shaped subdural haematoma contains mixed high density and low density material The dense (white) material represents recently clotted blood The less dense[radiologymasterclass.co.uk]

    Missing: Anterior Fontanelle Open in Adults

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