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Case Report  |   December 1999
Vertex hemangioma mimicking an encephalocele
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Case Report   |   December 1999
Vertex hemangioma mimicking an encephalocele
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, December 1999, Vol. 99, 626-627. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1999.99.12.626
The Journal of the American Osteopathic Association, December 1999, Vol. 99, 626-627. doi:10.7556/jaoa.1999.99.12.626
Abstract

Most extracranial masses detected prenatally by use of ultrasonography are either encephaloceles or meningoceles. This article describes an extracranial mass detected prenatally that was initially thought to be an encephalocele, but was subsequently found to be a large hemangioma.