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Occipital encephalocele in a newborn (CT)

The occipital bone defect, the encephalocele sac, and the communication of the dysplastic cerebral tissue with the brain are evident. (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