meningocoele

meningocoele

Protrusion (herniation) of the two outer layers of the MENINGES, the dura and arachnoid maters, through a usually developmental bony defect in the skull or spine, to form a cyst filled with cerebrospinal fluid, lying under the skin. Meningocoele is most commonly found in the condition of SPINA BIFIDA.
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dermoid cyst, epidermoid cyst, meningocoele, meningoencephalocoele, Rathkes cleft cyst, craniopharyngioma); benign lesions (e.g.
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All patients with diagnoses of NTD, spina bifida, meningomyelocoele, meningocoele, anencephaly or encephalocoele, in themselves or in a family member, together with those who had such a diagnosis in a fetus, were included in this study.
He knew the condition--rib agenesis--was relatively rare; he knew it could be accompanied by spina bifida, congenital vertebral fusion, meningocoele or other genetic anomalies; and he understood the syndrome eventually would lead to complications like shifting organs, abnormal lung growth and scoliosis (curvature of the spine).
These conditions include spina bifida aperta, spina bifida occulta, meningocoele, myelomeningocoele, lipomyel-omeningocoele, myeloschisis, and rachischisis -names given variably according to radiological or pathological findings.
An endoscopic transsphenoidal reduction of the meningocoele and obliteration of the right sphenoid sinus was performed.
It may equally well be applied to a skin covered lesion such as a meningocoele or a variant of that.
In one patient with ruptured meningocoele associated with meningitis, two organisms were isolated from one CSF sample.
Surgical correction of cranial meningocoele in a crossbred calf.
Spina bifida is characterized as spina bifida cystica (or aperta), which encompasses meningocoele, meningomyelocoele, rachischisis, and anencephaly.