Giant encephalocele

Debraj Mukherjee, Shaan M. Raza, Kofi D O Boahene, Alfredo Quinones-Hinojosa

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A 37-year-old man who presented with difficulty breathing and nasal obstruction was found to have a large encephalocele, along with other, associated congenital anomalies. The etiology, epidemiology, classification, clinical presentation, imaging, and surgical approaches used for encaphaloceles are discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)219-220
Number of pages2
JournalBritish Journal of Neurosurgery
Issue number2
StatePublished - Apr 2010
Externally publishedYes



  • Agenesis of the corpus callosum
  • Encephalocele

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Surgery

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Giant encephalocele. / Mukherjee, Debraj; Raza, Shaan M.; Boahene, Kofi D O; Quinones-Hinojosa, Alfredo.

In: British Journal of Neurosurgery, Vol. 24, No. 2, 04.2010, p. 219-220.

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