encephalocele


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encephalocele

[en′sef·ə·lō‚sēl]
(medicine)
Hernia of the brain through a congenital or traumatic opening in the cranium.
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Doctors diagnosed encephalocele, a brain malformation which results in large sacs pushing their way through openings in the skull during foetal development.
Abdul Aziz conducted the Encephalocele Surgery and removed five kilogram herniated sac and repair the opening in the skull from Asim resident of Mansehra.
Warf BC, Stagno V, Mugamba J (2011) Encephalocele in Uganda: ethnic distinctions in lesion location, endoscopic management of hydrocephalus, and survival in 110 consecutive children.
38) and sinus masses thought to represent an encephalocele.
Before 2003, NTDs were the most common birth defects, including rachischisis, anencephalia, and encephalocele.
Both are fatal neural defects, but with encephalocele there is more brain matter that protrudes out of the skull which fails to knit closed during pregnancy.
Among foetal CNS anomalies are ventriculomegaly (VM) (Figure-1) agenesis of corpus callosum (ACC) holoprosencephaly microcephaly Dandy Walker malformation (DWM) anencephaly (Figure-2) encephalocele and Spina Bifida (SB) (Figure-3).
Meningoencephalocele, encephalocele, dermoid cyst, glioma, hemangioma and rhabdomyosarcoma are included in the differential diagnosis (1).
Jhonny Lameon, 7, suffered from encephalocele, a rare condition affecting one in ten thousand babies.
Jhonny Lameon, 7, suffered from a severe fronto-nasal encephalocele -- a neural tube defect that resulted in membranous sacs expanding through his eyes and covering his face.
xx] (National Center for Health Statistics 2011); b) NTD, including anencephalus, spina bifida without anecephaly, and encephalocele (ICD-9-CM 740.