Neonatology Book


Leptomeningeal Cyst

Aka: Leptomeningeal Cyst
  1. Cause
    1. Skull Fracture from Birth Trauma
  2. Pathophysiology
    1. 'Cyst' occurs if Skull Fracture results in dural tear
    2. Meninges and brain Herniate through Fracture site
    3. Appears as "growing Fracture" on Skull XRay
  3. Associated conditions
    1. History of Cephalhematoma development as newborn
  4. Management
    1. Neurosurgery Consultation

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