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Anterior encephalocele.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7452336     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Eighteen cases of anterior encephalocele treated at the University of Malaya Hospital between 1970 and 1980 are discussed, and the literature concerning this defect is reviewed. A detailed analysis of the microscopic abnormalities present in the surgical specimens is included, along with the relevant radiographic and demographic data. Anterior encephalocele is more common in Southeast Asia than elsewhere. The possible ethnographic and geographic implications are presented, as well as a discussion of the relevant embryology, in attempting to define possible etiologies for this malformation. The author's surgical approach to the repair of this defect and reasons for preferring a transcranial, intradural approach are described. Potential complications are enumerated.
Authors:
R L Rapport; R C Dunn; F Alhady
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  54     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1981 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1981-03-27     Completed Date:  1981-03-27     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  213-9     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Encephalocele / embryology,  epidemiology,  surgery*
Female
Humans
Infant
Infant, Newborn
Malaysia
Male
Methods

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