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Triple occipital meningoceles in a newborn. Case report

Triple occipital meningoceles in a newborn. Case report

Journal of Neurosurgery 104(5 Suppl): 366-367

The coexistence of three cranial meningoceles in a single patient is an extremely rare event. Multiple cranial meningoceles have not been reported in the literature. The rare case of a newborn with three distinct occipital meningoceles, of which one was rudimentary, is presented. Diagnostic tools and treatment options are also reviewed.

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Accession: 050856696

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PMID: 16848098

DOI: 10.3171/ped.2006.104.5.366

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