Escoffery, Carlos T.; Coard, Kathleen C.
Author Affiliation, Ana.
Occipital osteodiastasis in Jamaica
West Indian Medical Journal
Date of Publication
The Jamaican Perinatal Morbidity and Mortality Survey (1986 - 1987) revealed nine cases of a previously unreported form of birth-related injury in the English-speaking Caribbean - occipital osteodiastasis. Aspects of the clinical and pathological features of this form of occipital bone injury are presented and discussed. The findings suggest that this lesion might occur more often than is currently accepted.....