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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Based on the location, a commonly accepted system classifies encephaloceles as occipital encephalocele and encephalocele of the cranial vault, which represent about 80% of all encephaloceles, and frontoethmoidal encephalocele and basal encephaloceles, collectively known as nasal encephaloceles [3].
Gross morphology of the aborted foetus revealed small calvaria, micrognathia, occipital encephalocele, abdominal distension due to enlarged kidneys, post axial polydactyly of all four limbs.
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Prognostic factors in patients with occipital encephalocele. Pediatr Neurosurg.
US scan revealed a huge occipital encephalocele containing CSF and cortical tissue.