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Congenital occipital myelocele

José Ricardo Dias Bertagnon, Marcos Augusto Cruz Rocha, Marina Affonso dos Santos Fonseca Ribeiro, Manuella Pedroza Limongi

DOI: 10.1590/S1679-45082018AI4123

INTRODUCTION Congenital encephalocele is a neural tube closure defect that presents herniation of cranial contents because of a cranial congenital malformation, the occipital encephalocele is the most common form of this defect.() Encephalocele often occur because of occurrence of occipital bone defect within the fourth week of embryogenesis and it can be extended for foramen magnum and affect the posterior arch of the atlas.() Hernia sac content varies and worst prognosis is large brain content inside the sac.(,) Etiology of […]