Occipital encephalocele

Case contributed by Dr Rahmoun Fateh

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Newborn with occipital mass

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Age: 0
Gender: Female
CT

There is a defect in the occipital bone through which herniation of intracranial (brain) content is seen, in keeping with occipital encephalocele. Marked ventriculomegaly is also noted.

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Case information

rID: 18726
Published: 19th Jul 2012
Last edited: 16th Jul 2018
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