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n. meningoencefalocele, protrusión del encéfalo y de las meninges a través de un defecto en el cráneo.
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The protrusion is termed a meningocele if it contains meninges and cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) and a meningoencephalocele or encephalocele when it also contains brain tissue.
Transethmoidal meningoencephalocele (TEME) is a very rarely encountered congenital malformation characterized by a protrusion of cerebral tissue and meninges through a congenital defect in the cranial bones.
This is suggestive of naso-ethmoidal meningoencephalocele (Fig.
66) Animal studies (44) also reported developmental malformations, including meningoencephalocele, spina bifida, eye defects, tail defects, and edema in irradiated laboratory mice.
Abnormal development of mouse embryos has been observed in vitro (Chan and Ng 1995) and there is at least one report of human occipital meningoencephalocele associated with use of the extract by the mother (Takei et al.
On the other hand, the nasal trauma and the history of bleeding in a premature newborn, combined with findings of a unilateral nasal mass and evidence of a nasal vault defect on CT, strengthened the theory that the mass represented a large basal transcribriform meningoencephalocele.
After an uncomplicated delivery at 38 weeks, the infant suffered from occipital meningoencephalocele and cerebellar agenesis.
An inadequate seal separating the nasal and cranial compartments has been shown to lead to complications such as CSF rhinorrhea, meningitis, and meningoencephalocele formation.