Occipital encephalocele

Case contributed by Dr Ali Asghar Asghary

Presentation

Neonate with a huge soft tissue mass at the posterior aspect of his head.

Patient Data

Age: neonate
Gender: Male
CT

CT Brain (selected image)

There is a saclike outpouching at the occipital region, admixed with hematoma.

The patient as a neonate was not cooperative so his head was rotated during the study.

Case Discussion

Occipital encephalocele with intraparenchymal hematoma.

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Case information

rID: 20739
Published: 9th Dec 2012
Last edited: 19th Sep 2018
Inclusion in quiz mode: Excluded

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