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CASE REPORT
Year : 2018  |  Volume : 8  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 51-54

Beaten silver appearance: Normal or pathognomic in children?


1 Department of oral Medicine and Radiology, Private Practice, Jind, Haryana, India
2 Department of Prosthodontics, Private Practice, Jind, Haryana, India

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Dr. Swati Phore
Department of Oral Medicine and Radiology, Private Practice, Jind, Haryana
India
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DOI: 10.4103/ijohs.ijohs_28_17

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Variations and abnormalities of skull appearance and shape are generally related to a primary maldevelopment of the brain. The copper-beaten skull appearance is typically associated with craniosynostosis, where premature fusion of the cranial bone sutures results in the growing brain exerting pressure on the malleable cranium, producing a pattern known as the beaten silver appearance or copper-beaten skull appearance. In this article, we have reported a case of 5-year-old child with classical features of beaten silver skull.


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