We read with great interest the article by Rothman and Lee1 in the January issue of the ARCHIVES. A bulging fontanel is a medical emergency because of its association with serious underlying central nervous system disease.2- 4 Drs Rothman and Lee have demonstrated radiographically the pathophysiology of bulging fontanel and meningitis.
Simon MW, Simon NP. Bulging Anterior Fontanel. Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 1998;152(6):608. doi: