meningoencephalocele


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meningoencephalocele

[mə¦niŋ·gō·in′sef·ə·lō‚sēl]
(medicine)
A protrusion of the brain and its membranes through a defect in the skull.
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Recurrent streptococcus pneumoniae meningoencephalitis in a patient with a transethmoidal meningoencephalocele.
Paucity of work and rarity of occurrence of nasoethmoidal meningoencephalocele further highlights the importance of research in the field diagnosis and surgical management of these cases.
Meningoencephalocele associated with Tripterygium wilfordii treatment.
The differential diagnosis of large nasopharyngeal masses should include (1) benign disease such as juvenile angiofibroma, teratoma, meningoencephalocele, chordoma, paraganglioma, and nasopharyngeal extension of a parapharyngeal parotid tumor and (2) malignant disease such as carcinoma, lymphoma, and sarcoma.
A meningoencephalocele is a gap in the skull that results in a herniation of the adjacent meningeal and brain substances.
Magnetic resonance cisternography revealed fluid intensity and a meningoencephalocele with bulging meninges in the left lateral sphenoid recess (figure 2).
Meningoencephalocele is an uncommon condition in which brain tissue, meninges, or both protrude through a defect in the anterior cranialfossa and into the ethmoid sinus or nasal cavity.
Severe complications of chronic otitis media following previous surgery Complication n Profound sensorineural hearing loss 2 Acute mastoiditis 1 Facial paralysis (chronic) 1 Facial paralysis (acute) with 1 recurrent cholesteatoma Meningoencephalocele 1 Meningoencephalocele with 1 * intracranial cholesteatoma and seizure Sigmoid sinus thrombosis and 1 * meningitis * Urgent condition.