meningocele


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meningocele

[mə′niŋ·gə‚sēl]
(medicine)
Hernia of the meninges through a defect in the skull or vertebral column, forming a cyst filled with cerebrospinal fluid.
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Spinal meningocele and sphenoid wing dysplasia have been found in NF1 but the occurrence of meningoceles at the skull base is extremely rare.
Also, any diagnostic intervention, such as transrectal or transvaginal aspiration or biopsy, should be avoided to prevent meningitis, which can result from rectal injuries during the course of anterior sacral meningocele. If it occurs, it may lead to severe morbidity and mortality (13).
At the time of repair, a large anterior meningocele, which was partially repaired several months earlier, was noted to still be large enough to compress the descending colon and rectum toward the left and to displace the bladder superiorly and anteriorly.
In the axial T2- weighted MRI the residual meningocele (white arrow) and the ADM (asterisk) with fat patch were demonstrated.
(c) Meningocele that represents open or close spina bifida (the skin may or may not be present) but spinal cord does not lie outside the spinal canal.
The histologic differential diagnosis includes schwannoma, paraganglioma, middle ear adenoma, and meningocele.
Two of these were of the Chiari II variety with lumbosacral cutaneous defect, meningocele, ventriculomegaly and small posterior fossa with vermian descent.
EIGHT-MONTH-OLD Sophia Christy Soler was born with meningocele frontal encephalocele, a bone condition where a protrusion happens in the skull area because the spine did not develop properly.
Se clasifican segun su localizacion, en espinales y craneales, los defectos espinales incluyen la espina bifida (EB) y sus variedades, oculta y quistica (meningocele y mielomeningocele) y los defectos craneales (craneosquisis) que incluyen la anencefalia y el cefalocele (5,6).
A incidencia de embriopatias gira em torno de 4% a 6% e incluem hipoplasia ou agenesia do septo nasal, micrognatia, chondrodysplasiapunctacta, agenesia do corpo caloso e meningocele. (3) Estudo multicentrico prospectivo envolvendo 666 gestantes expostas a antagonistas da vitamina K observou que a embriopatia ocorreu em 0,6% dos casos, embora o risco tenha sido quatro vezes maior.