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Year : 2014  |  Volume : 9  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 158-160

A giant occipital encephalocele with spontaneous hemorrhage into the sac: A rare case report

1 Department of Neurosurgery, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University, Shahbagh, Dhaka, Bangladesh
2 All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

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Dr. A K Mahapatra
Department of Neurosurgery, Room No. 720, Cardioneurosciences Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Ansari Nagar, New Delhi - 110 029
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DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.142736

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In giant encephalocele, head size is smaller than the encelphalocele. Occipital encephalocele is the commonest of all encephalocele. In our case, there was rare association with giant encephalocele with old hemorrhage in the sac. This was a unique presentation. In world literature, there was rare association with giant encephalocele with hemorrhage.

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