Sincipital encephalocoele

Sincipital encephalocoeles are congenital herniations of cerebral parenchyma through a cranial defect. There are three main types 1,2:

History and etymology

Sincipital is a derivative of sinciput and relates to the frontal calvarium. It derives from the Latin semi (half) and caput (head) 3

Differential diagnosis

Consider other midline nasal region lesions, in particular nasal glioma

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rID: 39729
Section: Gamuts
Tags: stub, cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Sincipital encephalocele
  • Sincipital encephalocoeles
  • Sincipital encephaloceles

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