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Occipital encephalocele repair, isolation of sac

This newborn's skin around the sac has been incised circumferentially and retracted, exposing the dura at the base of the sac. (Contributed by Dr. Sherman Stein.)

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Associated Disorders

  • Ambiguous genitalia
  • Chiari malformation
  • Cleft lip
  • Cleft palate
  • Dandy-Walker malformation
  • Hydrocephalus
  • Knobloch syndrome
  • Meckel-Gruber syndrome
  • Microcephaly
  • Other neural tube defects
  • Polycystic kidneys
  • Polydactyly