Successful One Stage Operation for Giant Frontonasal Encephalocele in a Very Young Child: A Case Report

Authors

  • DM Arman Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatric Neurosurgery, National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital, Dhaka
  • Sheikh Muhammad Ekramullah Professor and Head, Department of Paediatric Neurosurgery, National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital, Dhaka
  • Sudipta Kumer Mukherjee Assistant Professor, Department of Paediatric Neurosurgery, National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital, Dhaka
  • Md Rahimullah Chowdhury Assistant Professor, Department of Oral and Maxillofacial surgery, Comilla Medical College, Comilla
  • Md Abdul Quddus Mia Junior Consultant (Neuroanaesthesia), Department of Anaesthesia, National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital, Dhaka
  • Kazi Nur Asfia Assistant Professor, Department of Neuroanaesthesia, National Institute of Neurosciences and Hospital, Dhaka

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.3329/jninb.v4i1.38288

Keywords:

Frontonasal encephalocele, giant, child, one stage operation

Abstract

Encephalocele is defined as protrusion of cranial contents like meninges and cerebral tissue beyond the normal confines of the skull through a defect in the cranium. It is one form of a neural tube defect as are anencephaly and spina bifida. There are 2 main types of encephalomeningocele, frontoethmoidal and occipital, according to the location of the defect. The frontoethmoidal type defect, which is located in the area of the frontal and ethmoidal bones. The authors present a case of frontonasal encephalocele in a very young child.

Journal of National Institute of Neurosciences Bangladesh, 2018;4(1): 58-62

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Published

2018-09-17

How to Cite

Arman, D., Muhammad Ekramullah, S., Mukherjee, S. K., Chowdhury, M. R., Mia, M. A. Q., & Asfia, K. N. (2018). Successful One Stage Operation for Giant Frontonasal Encephalocele in a Very Young Child: A Case Report. Journal of National Institute of Neurosciences Bangladesh, 4(1), 58–62. https://doi.org/10.3329/jninb.v4i1.38288

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Case Reports