cephalocele


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encephalocele

 [en-sef´ah-lo-sēl″]
hernial protrusion of brain substance and meninges through a congenital or traumatic opening of the skull.
occipital encephalocele an encephalocele in the occipital region, the most common kind seen in the Western Hemisphere.
A baby with a large occipital encephalocele. From Mueller and Young, 2001.

ceph·a·lo·cele

(sef'ă-lō-sēl),
Protrusion of part of the cranial contents, for example, meningocele, encephalocele.
See also: encephalocele.

cephalocele

/ceph·a·lo·cele/ (sef´ah-lo-sēl) encephalocele.

cephalocele

[sef′əlōsēl′]
the protrusion of a part of the brain through an opening in the skull. The opening may be congenital or may result from an injury. Also called cerebral hernia.

ceph·a·lo·cele

(sef'ă-lō-sēl)
Protrusion of part of the cranial contents, e.g., meningocele, encephalocele.
See also: encephalocele

cephalocele

A protrusion of part of the brain through an opening in the skull.

cephalocele

protrusion of a part of the cranial contents. See also encephalocele.
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2) The cephaloceles are known to occur through the suture lines or junction of several bones.
DISCUSSION: Meckel Gruber syndrome is a rare, lethal syndrome characterized by occipital cephalocele, post axial polydactyly and dysplastic cystic kidneys.
Cephalocele is an extension of intracranial contents (e.
Cephaloceles are defined anatomically according to their location (frontal, parietal, occipital, frontoethmoidal, etc.