n SA Journal of Radiology - The copper-beaten skull : pictorial interlude
|Article Title||The copper-beaten skull : pictorial interlude|
|Journal||SA Journal of Radiology|
|Affiliations||1 University of the Witwatersrand, 2 University of the Witwatersrand and 3 University of the Witwatersrand|
|Publication Date||Feb 2012|
|Pages||25 - 26|
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 copper-beaten skull appearance.
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