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What is Meningocele?

What is Meningocele?

  • Meningocele: A condition which is characterized by a protrusion of the meninges of the brain or spinal cord through a defect in the spinal cord.
  • Meningocele: A congenital or acquired protrusion of the meninges, unaccompanied by neural tissue, through a bony defect in the skull or vertebral column.
    Source - Diseases Database

Meningocele: Introduction

Types of Meningocele:

Broader types of Meningocele:

How serious is Meningocele?

Complications of Meningocele: see complications of Meningocele

What causes Meningocele?

Causes of Meningocele: see causes of Meningocele

What are the symptoms of Meningocele?

Symptoms of Meningocele: see symptoms of Meningocele

Complications of Meningocele: see complications of Meningocele

Meningocele: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Meningocele.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Meningocele.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Meningocele: Neurologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Meningocele.
Treatments for Meningocele: see treatments for Meningocele

Name and Aliases of Meningocele

Main name of condition: Meningocele

Other names or spellings for Meningocele:


Meningocele: Related Conditions

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