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Adeloye-odeku disease: an african disease in the Indian child?
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PMID:  22843479     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The "Adeloye-Odeku disease" or congenital dermoid cysts over the anterior fontanelle, is a rare congenital disorder of children initially described in Nigeria. It has been rarely reported in the Indian population (3 cases in 2 reports). These rare lesions are operated on by neurosurgeons in view of their location and differential diagnoses. We present two infants with the condition and a comprehensive review of the literature on pubmed using six common phrases used to describe this condition. The review was undertaken to analyze the reasons for the paucity of cases from the Indian sub-continent. The ethnicity, differential diagnosis, radiological features and management is discussed.
Authors:
Ravi Dadlani; Sunil Furtado; Nandita Ghosal; Alangar Hegde
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Turkish neurosurgery     Volume:  22     ISSN:  1019-5149     ISO Abbreviation:  Turk Neurosurg     Publication Date:  2012  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-30     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9423821     Medline TA:  Turk Neurosurg     Country:  Turkey    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  515-20     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Medical Sciences, Department of Neurosurgery, Bangalore, India.
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