Spontaneous encephaloceles of the temporal lobe.

  title={Spontaneous encephaloceles of the temporal lobe.},
  author={Joshua J. Wind and Anthony J. Caputy and Fabio Roberti},
  journal={Neurosurgical focus},
  volume={25 6},
Encephaloceles are pathological herniations of brain parenchyma through congenital or acquired osseus-dural defects of the skull base or cranial vault. Although encephaloceles are known as rare conditions, several surgical reports and clinical series focusing on spontaneous encephaloceles of the temporal lobe may be found in the otological, maxillofacial, radiological, and neurosurgical literature. A variety of symptoms such as occult or symptomatic CSF fistulas, recurrent meningitis, middle… CONTINUE READING
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