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Introduction: Cephalocele

Description of Cephalocele

Cephalocele (medical condition): Improper protrusions of parts of the meninges and brain....more »

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  »Introduction: Encephaloceles
  »Symptoms of Encephaloceles
  »Treatments for Encephaloceles

Cephalocele: Brain protrusion through an opening in the skull caused by injury or a congenital condition. Also called cerebral hernia.

Cephalocele: Related Topics

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Cephalocele: Rare Disease

Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Cephalocele is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Cephalocele, or a subtype of Cephalocele, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Cephalocele as a Disease

Cephalocele: Another name for Encephaloceles (or close medical condition association).
  »Introduction: Encephaloceles
  »Symptoms of Encephaloceles
  »Treatments for Encephaloceles

Cephalocele: Related Diseases

Cephalocele: Cephalocele is listed as a type of (or associated with) the following medical conditions in our database:

Symptoms of Cephalocele (Encephaloceles)

Some of the symptoms of Cephalocele incude:

Treatments for Cephalocele (Encephaloceles)

Treatments for Cephalocele (Encephaloceles) include:

Treatment of Cephalocele: For more treatment information about Cephalocele, see treatment of Encephaloceles (Cephalocele)

Cephalocele: Article Excerpts about Encephaloceles

Encephaloceles are rare neural tube defects characterized by sac-like protrusions of the meninges (the membranes that cover the... (Source: excerpt from NINDS Encephaloceles Information Page: NINDS)

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