Occipital encephalocele (Encephalocèle occipital)

Case contributed by Dr Rahmoun Fateh

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Newborn with occipital mass. (Nouveau-né de quelques jours , presente une masse occipitale)

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Age: 0
Gender: Female

Head NECT shows supratentorial hydrocephalus associated with an occipital bone defect which lets a part of the brain herniate out of the cranium. This is compatible with an occipital encephalocele.

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Case information

rID: 18726
Case created: 19th Jul 2012
Last edited: 25th Jan 2016
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