Meningocele

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Meningocele

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Meningocele" returned 52 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Thoracoscopic plication for a huge thoracic meningocele in a patient with neurofibromatosis.
 

Author(s): Heng-Chung Chen, Ping-Hsien Chang, Shang-Wun Jhang, Bing-Yen Wang

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Intrathoracic meningoceles associated with neurofibromatosis type I are rare, and the optimal treatment is still unknown. Herein, we present the case of a 48-year-old Asian female with a huge thoracic meningocele associated with cutaneous neurofibromatosis type I and kyphoscoliosis ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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Endoscopic endonasal management of congenital intranasal meningocele in a 2-month-old infant.
 

Author(s): E Gassab, N Krifa, S Kedous, A Zrig, N Hattab, K Harrathi, J Koubaa, A Gassab

Journal: Eur Ann Otorhinolaryngol Head Neck Dis. 2013 Dec;130(6):345-7.

 

Nasal meningocele, which is usually congenital, is a rare anomaly resulting from meningeal herniation into the nasal cavities through a bone defect in the skull base.

Last Updated: 9 Dec 2013

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Anterior sacral meningocele mimicking ovarian cyst: a case report.
 

Author(s): Ahmet Veysel Polat, Umit Belet, Ramazan Aydin, Seckin Katranci

Journal: Med Ultrason. 2013 Mar;15(1):67-70.

 

Anterior sacral meningocele (ASM) is a rare congenital anomaly, characterized by herniation through a defect in the anterior aspect of the sacrum. We reported a case of ASM associated with neurofibromatosis, which was mimicking a complex ovarian cyst in ultrasonography. ASM can easily ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2013

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The terms "Meningocele" returned 6 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A large intrathoracic meningocele in a patient with neurofibromatosis-1.
 

Author(s): Jae Wook Jeong, Kwang Young Park, Sang Min Yoon, Du Whan Choe, Cheol Hyeon Kim, Jae Cheol Lee

Journal: Korean J. Intern. Med.. 2010 Jun;25(2):221-3.

 

A large intrathoracic meningocele, a saccular protrusion of the meninges through a dilated intervertebral foramen or a bony defect of the vertebral column, was diagnosed in a 41-year-old female patient showing clinical features of neurofibromatosis-1 (NF-1), including café-au-lait ...

Last Updated: 7 Jun 2010

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[Meningocele, glioma and optic nerve meningioma: differential diagnosis and treatment].
 

Author(s): I Genol, J Troyano, M Ariño, I Iglesias, P Arriola, J García-Sánchez

Journal: Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol. 2009 Nov;84(11):563-8.

 

After studying 3 clinical cases, we have reviewed the clinical and radiological characteristics of meningocele, meningioma and optic nerve glioma. The differential diagnosis and therapeutic management are also discussed.

Last Updated: 7 Dec 2009

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[Severe hydroureteronephrosis associated to asymptomatic giant anterior sacral meningocele: a case report and review of the literature].
 

Author(s): J M Santana, A Gómez, P Alemán, M M Travieso

Journal: Radiologia. ;49(1):43-6.

 

We present the case of a woman with Marfan's syndrome presenting with a clinical picture of acute gastroenteritis in whom severe bilateral hydroureteronephrosis associated to a neurogenic bladder and a giant anterior sacral meningocele was diagnosed incidentally. The importance of ...

Last Updated: 2 Apr 2007

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