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121 Possible Causes for Occipital Meningocele

  • Dandy-Walker Syndrome

    In all patients, communication existed between the posterior fossa cyst and the occipital meningocele.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A boy was born with Dandy-Walker syndrome associated with a giant occipital meningocele, cleft lip, and cleft palate.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] A neonate presented with Dandy-Walker syndrome associated with occipital meningocele and spinal lipoma, manifesting as soft masses on the skull and lumbosacral regions.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Cranial Meningocele

    meningocele Click here to view Figure 3: Saggital, computed tomography scan head (a) a small occipital bony defect (arrow) with a giant occipital meningocele.[pediatricneurosciences.com] Giant occipital meningocele as a presenting feature of Dandy-Walker syndrome.[thieme-connect.com] Nishimaki S, Yoda H, Seki K, Kawakami T, Akamatsu H, Iwasaki Y (1990) A case of Dandy-Walker malformation associated with occipital meningocele, microphthalmia, and cleft[springerlink.com]

  • Frontonasal Dysplasia

    Abstract We report on a stillborn boy with frontonasal malformation (Sedano-Jiràsek type D-DeMyer type I), associated with encephalocoele, occipital meningocele and preaxial[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abstract We report on a stillborn boy with frontonasal malformation (Sedano‐J̌iràsek type D—DeMyer type I), associated with encephalocoele, occipital meningocele and preaxial[doi.org] This form of frontonasal dysplasia was documented previously in a few other cases with various combinations of postaxial polydactyly, tibial hypoplasia, epibulbar dermoid, occipital[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Occipital Encephalocele

    Microcephaly is seen in 20% of cases of cephaloceles, spina bifida is seen in 7-15% of cases and hydrocephalus occurs in 80% of occipital meningoceles, 65% of occipital encephaloceles[fetalsono.com] meningocele.[gogetfunding.com] Abstract 147 cases of occipital cranium bifidum have been followed: 32 had meningoceles and 115 encephaloceles.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Pentalogy of Cantrell

    Abstract A premature infant presented with ectopia cordis, occipital meningocele, and manifestations of trisomy 18; cytogenetic analysis confirmed a 47,XX, 18 chromosome constitution[onlinelibrary.wiley.com] Intestinal mucosa on top of a rudimentary occipital meningocele in amniotic rupture sequence: disorganization-like syndrome, homeotic transformation, abnormal surface encounter[ijcasereportsandimages.com] Bick D, Markowitz RI, Horwich A (1988) Trisomy 18 associated with ectopia cordis and occipital meningocele. Am J Med Genet 30:805?810 [pmid: 3189399] 8..[biomedsearch.com]

  • Basal Encephalocele

    During differential diagnosis, the most important lesions to differentiate from occipital meningocele are cystic hygroma, teratoma, and hemangioma.[oatext.com] Atretic meningocele is usually located in the midline of the parietal or occipital region.[austinpublishinggroup.com] meningocele also can mimic an encephalocele.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Endometrial Polyp

    Images of the fetal brain related to Dandy-Walker malformation, Aneurysm of Vein of Galen, Acrania, Choroid plexus cyst, and Occipital meningocele with encephalocele.[pinterest.de]

  • Meningomyelocele

    The child had a large head and a giant occipital cervical meningocele measuring 10 cm 10 cm, extending from occipital protuberance to mid scapula, causing fixed flexion of[ijaweb.org] Keywords: anomaly, meningocele, occipital bone defect, spinal cord Sngapore Med J 2012; 53(7):e145–e147[smj.org.sg] Dandy Walker syndrome with giant occipital meningocele with craniovertebral anomalies: Challenges faced during anaesthesia.[ijaweb.org]

  • Trigonocephaly

    The patient also had a Dandy-Walker malformation, complete callosal agenesis, and occipital meningocele.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Knobloch Syndrome Type 1

    Radiologic imaging demonstrated occipital encephalocele or meningocele in 3 patients, occipital skull defects in 4 patients, minor occipital changes in 2 patients, and no[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Four patients had occipital skull defects and 3 had occipital encephalocele or meningocele.[dx.doi.org] Occipital encephalocele or meningocele is reported 39 to be common in Knobloch syndrome but was identified in only 3 patients in the present series.[dx.doi.org]

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