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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Meningoencephalocele was observed in approximately 10% of patients with bone defects in the base of the middle cranial fossa.
Akiko, "Goldenhar's syndrome associated with occipital meningoencephalocele: Case report," Neurologia Medico-Chirurgica, vol.
Computer tomography diagnosis of meningoencephalocele in a calf.
This is suggestive of naso-ethmoidal meningoencephalocele (Fig.1 & 2).
Meningoencephalocele associated with Tripterygium wilfordii treatment.
{3.} Divyanshu Dubey, Sonjjay Pande, Pradeep Dubey, Anshudha Sawhney A Case of Naso-Ethmoidal Meningoencephalocele. Vol.
Abiko et al further distinguished two types of transsphenoidal meningoencephalocele: intrasphenoidal and true transsphenoidal.
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.
Possible malignancies include craniopharyngioma, meningioma, chordoma, glioma, meningoencephalocele, nasopharyngeal tumor, sphenoid sinus tumor, internal carotid artery aneurysm, sphenoid osteoma, cholesteatoma, and fibrous dysplasia.
Basal meningoencephaloceles are rare anomalies and have been reported to comprise 1-10% of all encephaloceles [6].