Cranial meningocele

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Cranial meningocele

A rare central nervous system malformation characterized by herniation of meninges through a permanent defect in the skull. It is lined by arachnoid and contains cerebrospinal fluid but no brain tissue. Signs and symptoms depend on the location of the lesion and are related to mass effect skull deformities or leaking of cerebrospinal fluid.

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