Fourth ventriculoceles with extracranial extension: one case report.

Academic Article


  • Encephaloceles involving only the herniated fourth ventricle are exceedingly rare. We report a case of such a cranial malformation and review the literature regarding these malformations and their potential embryological derailment.
  • Authors


  • Brain Stem, Cerebellum, Cranial Fossa, Posterior, Encephalocele, Ependyma, Female, Fourth Ventricle, Humans, Hydrocephalus, Infant, Newborn, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, Meninges, Neurosurgical Procedures, Treatment Outcome
  • Author List

  • Tubbs RS; Zhan L; Loukas M; Shoja MM; Ardalan M; Oakes WJ
  • Start Page

  • 87
  • End Page

  • 90
  • Volume

  • 113
  • Issue

  • 2