Meningoencephalocele: A very rare developmental disorder where a part of the membrane that covers the brain and or part of the brain itself protrudes through an abnormal opening in the skull. The condition may be asymptomatic or if the defect is large, severe neurological abnormalities may result.
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causes, and treatments of Meningoencephalocele is available below.
Symptoms of Meningoencephalocele
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symptoms of Meningoencephalocele
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Causes of Meningoencephalocele
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