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Lateral cephaloceles: case-based update.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21136064     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
BACKGROUND: Masses of the lateral skull are not uncommon and include lipomas and epidermoids. However, meningoceles of the lateral skull are very rare and are often misdiagnosed. Even rarer are atretic encephaloceles of this region.
ILLUSTRATIVE CASE: We report a newborn with a right atretic encephalocele of the asterion. Lesions of the anterolateral and posterolateral fontanelles should include lateral cephaloceles/encephaloceles in the differential diagnosis. The literature and embryology of these rare entities are discussed.
Authors:
R Shane Tubbs; Elizabeth Hogan; Aman Deep; Martin M Mortazavi; Marios Loukas; W Jerry Oakes
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2010-12-07
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1433-0350     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-21     Completed Date:  2011-07-04     Revised Date:  2013-11-06    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  345-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
© Springer-Verlag 2010
Affiliation:
Pediatric Neurosurgery, Children's Hospital, 1600 7th Avenue South ACC 400, Birmingham, AL 35233, USA. shane.tubbs@chsys.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Encephalocele / diagnosis*,  surgery
Female
Humans
Infant
Meningocele / diagnosis*,  surgery
Treatment Outcome

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