Fronto-ethmoid encephalocele

Case contributed by Dr Dalia Ibrahim

Patient Data

Gender: Female
MRI

Herniation of the left frontal lobe and meninges into the left frontal sinus and ethmoid air cells through bony defects in the left cribroform plate and the posterior wall of the left frontal sinus.

Traction of the left frontal horn which is surrounded by high signal intensity.

Partial empty sella.

Left maxillary sinusitis.

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