Neural tube defects (NTDs) include anencephaly, encephalocele
and spina bifida (SB).
A rescan four weeks later revealed that the baby had a very rare birth defect called encephalocele
A rescan four weeks later revealed the baby had a very rare birth defect called encephalocele
According to reports, babies diagnosed with encephalocele
have a 55 per cent survival rate.
The three 'heads' as described by the reports are abnormal potrusions caused by a rare congenital medical condition called encephalocele
- doctors reportedly said.
But her joy soon turned to heartache when at her anomaly scan at 22 weeks, she was dealt the devastating blow her daughter had rare birth defect encephalocele
Jeddah, July 2, 2019,SPA-- Neurosurgeons at East Jeddah public Hospital have helped recently in saving the life of neonate suffered from frontal Encephalocele
There was one death 3 days after birth and one instance of neurosurgical intervention from encephalocele
. The researchers found 3 of 82 cases (4%) displayed fetal abnormalities from MRI, which consisted of 2 cases of heterotopias and malformations in cortical development and 1 case with parietal encephalocele
, Chiari II malformation, and microcephaly.
, myelomeningocele, dysplastic calvaria, agenesis of the corpus callosum, ventriculomegaly, Arnold-Chiari malformation, omphalocele, gastroschisis, low nasal bridge, exophthalmia, heart defects, and renal agenesis are the other described associated abnormalities (7,11).
Fetal PPS phenotypes, expanded by Dandy Walker cyst and encephalocele
. Prenat Diagn 2013:33:75-80.
Chiari I malformation is defined radiographically as a simple displacement of the cerebellar tonsils 5 mm or greater below the foramen magnum and is distinguished from Chiari II and Chiari III malformations occurring with myelodysplasia and cervical encephalocele
, respectively (9).
The differential diagnoses primarily include lymphovascular malformations, encephalocele
, and teratomas; glial heterotopias can be differentiated from other uncommon congenital pharyngeal masses in children with the guidance of radiologic and especially histopathologic examinations.