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2007-10-11-13 Occipital meningoencephalocele © Cuillier
Occipital meningoencephalocele

L. Lagarde, MD*; Fabrice Cuillier, MD**. 


Department of Gynecology, Felix Martin’Hospital, 97460 Saint-Paul, Ile de la Réunion, France;


Department of Gynecology, Félix Guyon’Hospital, 97400 Saint-Denis, Ile de la Réunion, France.



Case report
The following images shows an example of the occipital meningoencephalocele diagnosed at 13 weeks of pregnancy. The parents opted for termination of the pregnancy.



Images 1, 2: 13 weeks of pregnancy; the images show sagittal scans of the fetus with dorsally protruding meningoencephalocele.




Images 3, 4: 13 weeks of pregnancy; the images show axial scans of the fetal head showing dorsally protruding meningoencephalocele.




Image 5: Axial scan of the fetal head shows dorsally protruding meningoencephalocele.




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