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protrusion of brain tissue through a congenital fissure in the skull

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Neural tube defects (NTDs) including anencephaly SB and encephalocele are among the most severe and frequent birth defects though they are amenable to preventions with folic acid fortification or supplementation.
Patrick's records indicated that he has cerebral palsy, ventriculoperitoneal shunting, encephalocele, and congenital cortical visual impairment.
It was during a 17-week pregnancy scan at Middlesbrough's James Cook University Hospital her mum Jessica Williams, 20, and partner Aaron Martin, 21, were told that their baby girl had the rare condition encephalocele - a neural tube defect affecting around one in 5,000 UK births.
They reported an increase of 5% or more for the following birth defects: anencephaly, spina bifida without anencephaly, encephalocele, Patau syndrome (trisomy 13), Edwards syndrome (trisomy 18), Down syndrome (trisomy 21), omphalocele, gastroschisis, and anophthalmia.
But further tests found an encephalocele, a rare defect where part of the brain sticks out of the skull.
1%) with encephalocele, arachnoid cysts, hydranencephaly and 01 each with exencephaly and holoprosencephaly.
Also allows the identification of related alterations such as: heart defects (CIV), polyhydramnios, encephalocele, duodenal atresia and omphalocele (MONTENEGRO; REZENDE FILHO, 2010).
Abstract Encephalocele is the herniation of the cranial contents through a bone defect in the skull.
ACC is often associated with other anomalies such as Chiari II malformation with abnormal development of cerebellar vermis and medulla oblongata, which tend to descend into the foramen magnum, usually accompanied by myelomeningocele, basilar type encephalocele and disorders of neural migration (which occurs concurrently in human brain development) such as schizencephaly, lissencephaly, pachygyria, marked neuronal heterotopias [1-3, 7,15].
Spontaneous leaks are more common in obese middle-aged women, and there is commonly a co-existing encephalocele of variable size.
Rated by neurosurgery for presenting indurated palate encephalocele protruding through the oral cavity, was used for plasty, titanium mesh, clinically diagnosed by inspection and biopsy, computed tomography reconstruction in 3rd.
An encephalocele is defined as protrusion of cranial contents beyond the normal confines of the skull.
Al-Rabeeah said that one of the twins, Ruqiya, had a major anomaly in her head, referred to as encephalocele which means an extrusion of a large cyst filled with brain fluid and the brain stem and cerebellum.