Introduction: Encephaloceles


Encephaloceles: Improper protrusions of parts of the meninges and brain.

Encephaloceles: Encephaloceles are rare neural tube defects characterized by sac-like protrusions of the meninges (the membranes that cover the brain) and brain tissue through abnormal openings in the skull. 1

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         Contents for Encephaloceles:

1. excerpt from NINDS Encephaloceles Information Page: NINDS

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