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‘Holes in the head’: a case of enlarged parietal foramina
  1. Victoria Currie1,
  2. Roopa Mulik2
  1. 1Department of Paediatrics, Wye Valley NHS Trust, Hereford, UK
  2. 2Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust, Birmingham, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Victoria Currie, Birmingham Heartlands Hospital; v.currie{at}

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A term 2-month-old healthy boy born by spontaneous vaginal delivery presented with torticollis. At this initial contact, he had mild right torticollis, a very wide open posterior fontanelle, normal head circumference and development. At review, the torticollis had improved with physiotherapy; however, he had two round two pence size gaps in his superior cranium on either side of the midline. Skull X-ray showed …

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  • Contributors VC: writing of the article and research around article—resubmission of article and changes to the original article. RM: gained patient consent and review of the article.

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Patient consent Parental/guardian consent obtained.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.