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Encephalocele

"Encephalocele" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Brain tissue herniation through a congenital or acquired defect in the skull. The majority of congenital encephaloceles occur in the occipital or frontal regions. Clinical features include a protuberant mass that may be pulsatile. The quantity and location of protruding neural tissue determines the type and degree of neurologic deficit. Visual defects, psychomotor developmental delay, and persistent motor deficits frequently occur.


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Encephalocele" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Encephalocele" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 75 publications over 25 distinct years, with a maximum of 11 publications in 2011
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