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Novel Surgical Approach to Acalvaria.
The Journal of Craniofacial Surgery; Caycedo DJ, Castillo-Huila JP et. al.

Sep 4th, 2020 - Acalvaria, also known as acrania, is a rare congenital anomaly which is characterized by a complete or partial defect of the calvarium. Due to the low number of patients reported, there is no a standard for the treatment of this condition; thereby...

Acalvaria - report of a case and discussion of the literature.
British Journal of Neurosurgery; Ouma JR

May 5th, 2017 - Acalvaria is a rare condition indeed, defined as the absence of the flat bones of the skull, as well as the associated muscles and dura, with, in some cases, normal skull base bones and normal brain structures. It has been reported as a fatal cong...

Journal of Neurosurgery. Pediatrics; Hawasli AH, Beaumont TL et. al.

Jun 14th, 2014 - Acalvaria is a rare congenital malformation characterized by an absence of skin and skull. The authors describe a newborn at an estimated 38 weeks gestational age who was delivered via cesarean section from a 32-year-old mother. Upon delivery, the...


Sep 23rd, 2013 - Primary acalvaria is an extremely rare malformation characterized by the absence of the flat skull bones of the brain, dura mater, and scalp muscles. The skull base and facial features are fully formed and usually appear normal.[1][2][3] The cause...

Localized acalvaria with craniosynostosis.
Clinical Dysmorphology; Faqeih E, Patay Z et. al.

Jun 11th, 2008 - The authors report here a 3-year-old boy with localized absence of calvarial bones (partial acalvaria/hypocalvaria), associated with unique sagittal calcified bone and craniosynostosis. This major skull deformation led to a prominent protrusion of...

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