encephalocele


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encephalocele

(ɛnˈsɛfələʊˌsiːl)
n
(Pathology) a protrusion of brain matter through a congenital gap in the skull
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Noun1.encephalocele - protrusion of brain tissue through a congenital fissure in the skull
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en·ceph·a·lo·cele

n. encefalocele, hernia del encéfalo, protrusión del encéfalo a través de una abertura congénita o traumática en el cráneo.
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As occurred in our patient, an encephalocele can be the site of a CSF leak.
CT followed by MRI is the preferred radiographic study for encephalocele.
Spontaneous CSF temporal bone leakage might occur as a result of an encephalocele or secondary to the development of arachnoid granulations along the tegmen of the middle ear or mastoid.
The most likely possibility is the presence of an encephalocele, with or without brain attachment.
If a significant defect in the tegmen is not reconstructed, an encephalocele (herniation of brain tissue) might occur.
We evaluated a 68-year-old woman who had been referred to us by another otolaryngologist for evaluation of a possible encephalocele that had been detected on otoscopy.
Temporal bone encephalocele and cerebrospinal fluid leaks.
The differential diagnosis of an intranasal mass is broad; it includes inverting papilloma, benign nasal polyp, squamous cell carcinoma, cartilaginous tumors, adenocarcinoma, melanoma, chondroma, encephalocele, and adenoid cystic carcinoma.
Diagnostic imaging was performed to further evaluate the mass and to rule out the possibility of an encephalocele.
com 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9 NASAL ENCEPHALOCELE See: Craniofacial Disorders NEMALINE MYOPATHY See: Muscular Dystrophy NEPHRITIS See: Kidney Diseases, Hereditary Neurodevelopmental Abnormalities, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome NEUROFIBROMATOSIS See also: Acoustic Neuroma; Hearing Impairments; Visual Impairments National Neurofibromatosis Foundation 95 Pine St.
com 1,2,3,4,5,6,8,9 NASAL ENCEPHALOCELE See: Craniofacial Disorders NEMALINE MYOPATHY See: Muscular Dystrophy NEPHRITIS See: Kidney Diseases, Hereditary, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome NEUROFIBROMATOSIS See also: Acoustic Neuroma; Hearing Impairments; Visual Impairments National Neurofibromatosis Foundation 95 Pine St.