Germs 2020 Dec 28;10(4):385-387. Epub 2020 Dec 28.
MD, Yildirim Beyazit University, Faculty of Medicine, Department of General Pediatrics, Ankara City Hospital, Children's Hospital, Üniversiteler Mahallesi 1604., Cadde no: 9, Çankaya, Ankara, Turkey.
Introduction: Introduction Causes of a bulging fontanel in children include viral/bacterial meningitis, encephalitis, hydrocephaly, intracranial bleeding, psedotumor cerebri and central nervous system tumors. A less well-known cause of acutely-developing fontanel bulging is transient intracranial hypertension.
Case Report: A 7-month-old female was brought to our hospital with fever, cough, watery nasal secretion and bulging fontanel for the last 3 days. Read More