The majority of extracranial masses detected by prenatal ultrasound screening are encephalocoeles. Several recent publications have drawn attention to estracranial masses which resemble encephalocoeles. The uncertainty in these situations can result in the unnecessary termination of a pregnancy. We report a case of an epidermal cyst of the scalp presenting as an encephalocoele at a routine second-trimester ultrasound scan.
|Original language||English (US)|
|Number of pages||5|
|State||Published - Apr 1 1998|
- Prenatal diagnosis
- Scalp epidermal cyst
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Obstetrics and Gynecology