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What are the symptoms of an encephalocele?

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Dr. Larry Armstrong
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In brief: Depends on location

The most common encephalocele occurs in the frontal area from a defect in the anterior skull base where a defect develops and allows part of the brain to herniate through it.
This is associated with meningitis, headaches, cerebrospinal fluid leaks from the nose, etc.

In brief: Depends on location

The most common encephalocele occurs in the frontal area from a defect in the anterior skull base where a defect develops and allows part of the brain to herniate through it.
This is associated with meningitis, headaches, cerebrospinal fluid leaks from the nose, etc.
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