|Year : 2019 | Volume
| Issue : 2 | Page : 103-104
Wormian bones and dilated scalp veins in an infant with epilepsy
Manjinder Randhawa1, Sumeet R Dhawan1, Sugantha Kumar1, Bhanudeep Singanamala1, Anmol Bhatia2, Lokesh Saini1, Naveen Sankhyan1
1 Department of Paediatrics, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
2 Department of Radiodiagnosis, Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, India
A three-months boy presented with recurrent seizures. On examination, he was fair, had dilated scalp veins, sparse hypopigmented hair, and was hypotonic. X-ray of the skull showed wormian bones. The child was diagnosed with Menkes disease. The manuscript aims to emphasize dilated scalp veins in diagnosis of Menkes disease.
Dr. Lokesh Saini
Department of Pediatrics, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh 160012.
Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None
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