ENLARGED PARIETAL FORAMINA: A REPORT OF TWO CASES AND REVIEW OF LITERATURE.
Dr. Jineesh Thottath*, Dr. Aswathy A. N., Dr. V. R. Rajendran, Dr. Naufal Perumpalath and Dr. Sarojani Bhaorao Mupade
The parietal foramina are paired foramina located in the high parietal bone and transmit the parietal emissary veins. Enlarged parietal foramina are a rare congenital skull defect which may be detected clinically or incidentally during radiological investigations and sometimes found in association with other anomalies. In this report we describe two patients; a mother and her son, who were found to have enlarged parietal foramina that were asymptomatic and unrelated to the present clinical status; thus establishing the relative benignity as well as the genetic predisposition of the condition.
Keywords: Parietal foramen; Calvarial defect; Autosomal dominant; Computed Tomography.
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