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Fifteen-minute consultation on the infant with a large head
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    'Benign Enlargement of Subarachnoid Space (BESS)'- an important differential for large head

    I read with interest "The Fifteen-minute consultation on the infant with a large head" published recently by Arnab Seal. Clinicians should also be aware of 'Benign Enlargement of Subarachnoid Space (BESS)'. It is described under various names in literature including benign extra-axial collections of infancy, external hydrocephalus, subdural effusions, etc (1). It presents in infancy with rapid enlarged of head circumferen...

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