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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

ceph·a·lo·cele

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

(sef'ă-lō-sēl)
Protrusion of part of the cranial contents, e.g., meningocele, encephalocele.
See also: encephalocele
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cephalocele

A protrusion of part of the brain through an opening in the skull.
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Proudman, "Cephaloceles: Classification, pathology, and management," World Journal of Surgery, vol.
(2) The cephaloceles are known to occur through the suture lines or junction of several bones.
Diagnosis and management of large occipitocervical cephaloceles: A 10-year experience.
Cephalocele is an extension of intracranial contents (e.g.
Fetal head showed a large occipital cephalocele. [Figure-2] Fetal thorax and liver were compressed by the enlarged kidneys.
Endoscopic management of cerebrospinal fluid leaks and cephaloceles. Laryngoscope 1990; 100: 857-62.
(1.) Diebler and O Dulac : Cephaloceles: Clinical and Neuroradiological appearance and associated cerebral malformations, Neuroradiology.
Also known as cephaloceles, these lesions are classified by their contents and location.