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CASE REPORTS
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Recurrence of atretic parietal cephalocele in adult: a case report and review of literature

Ö. Ertuğrul, E. Çiçekçi, M. C. Tuncer, M. U. Aluçlu
DOI: 10.5603/FM.a2017.0109
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Pubmed: 29235085
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Folia Morphol 2018;77(3):591-596.

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Vol 77, No 3 (2018)
CASE REPORTS
Published online: 2017-11-27
Submitted: 2017-09-19
Accepted: 2017-10-23

Abstract

Common presentation of atretic parietal cephalocele is mostly seen in infants and young children. It is a palpable midline parietal soft tissue mass which is thought to represent involuted true cephalocele (meningocele or encephalocele) connected to dura mater via a fibrous stalk. Atretic parietal cephalocele is associated with increased incidence of intracranial anomalies.. Parietal cephaloceles comprise about 1% of all cerebrospinal congenital malformations and 10% of cephaloceles. We report here the case of an atretic parietal cephalocele with no associated brain malformations in adult.

Abstract

Common presentation of atretic parietal cephalocele is mostly seen in infants and young children. It is a palpable midline parietal soft tissue mass which is thought to represent involuted true cephalocele (meningocele or encephalocele) connected to dura mater via a fibrous stalk. Atretic parietal cephalocele is associated with increased incidence of intracranial anomalies.. Parietal cephaloceles comprise about 1% of all cerebrospinal congenital malformations and 10% of cephaloceles. We report here the case of an atretic parietal cephalocele with no associated brain malformations in adult.

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Keywords

atretic cephalocele; encephalocele; straight sinus; brain herniation; adult; neuroradiology

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Title

Recurrence of atretic parietal cephalocele in adult: a case report and review of literature

Journal

Folia Morphologica

Issue

Vol 77, No 3 (2018)

Pages

591-596

Published online

2017-11-27

DOI

10.5603/FM.a2017.0109

Pubmed

29235085

Bibliographic record

Folia Morphol 2018;77(3):591-596.

Keywords

atretic cephalocele
encephalocele
straight sinus
brain herniation
adult
neuroradiology

Authors

Ö. Ertuğrul
E. Çiçekçi
M. C. Tuncer
M. U. Aluçlu

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