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Frontal Cephalocele
Roya Sohaey, MD
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KEY FACTS

  • Terminology

    • Imaging

      • Top Differential Diagnoses

        • Pathology

          • Clinical Issues

            • Diagnostic Checklist

              TERMINOLOGY

              • Synonyms

                • Sincipital cephalocele
              • Definitions

                • Frontal bone defect with protrusion of intracranial structures
                  • Classified by location and content of tissues involved
                • Frontoethmoidal (most common)
                  • Bone defect between frontal and ethmoidal bones
                • Nasofrontal: Defect between frontal and nasal bones
                • Nasoorbital: Defect through medial orbit

              IMAGING

              • General Features

                • Ultrasonographic Findings

                  • MR Findings

                    • Imaging Recommendations

                      DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                        PATHOLOGY

                        • General Features

                          • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                            CLINICAL ISSUES

                            • Presentation

                              • Demographics

                                • Natural History & Prognosis

                                  • Treatment

                                    DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                    • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                      Selected References

                                      1. Sefidbakht S et al: Fetal MRI in prenatal diagnosis of encephalocele. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 42(3):304-7, 2019
                                      2. Weichert J et al: Fetal cephaloceles: prenatal diagnosis and course of pregnancy in 65 consecutive cases. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 296(3):455-63, 2017
                                      3. Rawal RB et al: Endoscopic sinonasal meningoencephalocele repair: a 13-year experience with stratification by defect and reconstruction type. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 152(2):361-8, 2015
                                      4. Zabsonre DS et al: Frontoethmoidal cephalocele: our experience of eleven cases managed surgically. Pediatr Neurosurg. 50(1):7-11, 2015
                                      5. Dobrocky T et al: Pre- and postnatal imaging of Pai syndrome with spontaneous intrauterine closure of a frontal cephalocele. Pediatr Radiol. 45(6):936-40, 2014
                                      6. Sepulveda W et al: Fetal cephalocele: first-trimester sonographic spectrum in a review of 35 cases. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 46(1):29-33, 2014
                                      7. Lopez P et al: First trimester abnormal profile and facial angle. Early features of anterior cephalocele. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 23(10):1260-2, 2010
                                      8. Singh AK et al: Sincipital encephaloceles. J Craniofac Surg. 20 Suppl 2:1851-5, 2009
                                      9. Melbourne-Chambers R et al: Aicardi syndrome associated with anterior cephalocele in a female infant. Dev Med Child Neurol. 49(6):464-6, 2007
                                      10. Upadhyaya V et al: Sincipital encephalocele with corpus callosum agenesis and intracranial lipoma: a case report. Ind J Radio Imag. 15(4):507-10, 2005
                                      11. Kuo MF et al: Sincipital encephalocele mismanaged as a facial hemangioma. Pediatr Neurol. 26(5):408-10, 2002
                                      12. Hoving EW: Nasal encephaloceles. Childs Nerv Syst. 16(10-11):702-6, 2000
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                                      References
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                                      KEY FACTS

                                      • Terminology

                                        • Imaging

                                          • Top Differential Diagnoses

                                            • Pathology

                                              • Clinical Issues

                                                • Diagnostic Checklist

                                                  TERMINOLOGY

                                                  • Synonyms

                                                    • Sincipital cephalocele
                                                  • Definitions

                                                    • Frontal bone defect with protrusion of intracranial structures
                                                      • Classified by location and content of tissues involved
                                                    • Frontoethmoidal (most common)
                                                      • Bone defect between frontal and ethmoidal bones
                                                    • Nasofrontal: Defect between frontal and nasal bones
                                                    • Nasoorbital: Defect through medial orbit

                                                  IMAGING

                                                  • General Features

                                                    • Ultrasonographic Findings

                                                      • MR Findings

                                                        • Imaging Recommendations

                                                          DIFFERENTIAL DIAGNOSIS

                                                            PATHOLOGY

                                                            • General Features

                                                              • Gross Pathologic & Surgical Features

                                                                CLINICAL ISSUES

                                                                • Presentation

                                                                  • Demographics

                                                                    • Natural History & Prognosis

                                                                      • Treatment

                                                                        DIAGNOSTIC CHECKLIST

                                                                        • Image Interpretation Pearls

                                                                          Selected References

                                                                          1. Sefidbakht S et al: Fetal MRI in prenatal diagnosis of encephalocele. J Obstet Gynaecol Can. 42(3):304-7, 2019
                                                                          2. Weichert J et al: Fetal cephaloceles: prenatal diagnosis and course of pregnancy in 65 consecutive cases. Arch Gynecol Obstet. 296(3):455-63, 2017
                                                                          3. Rawal RB et al: Endoscopic sinonasal meningoencephalocele repair: a 13-year experience with stratification by defect and reconstruction type. Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 152(2):361-8, 2015
                                                                          4. Zabsonre DS et al: Frontoethmoidal cephalocele: our experience of eleven cases managed surgically. Pediatr Neurosurg. 50(1):7-11, 2015
                                                                          5. Dobrocky T et al: Pre- and postnatal imaging of Pai syndrome with spontaneous intrauterine closure of a frontal cephalocele. Pediatr Radiol. 45(6):936-40, 2014
                                                                          6. Sepulveda W et al: Fetal cephalocele: first-trimester sonographic spectrum in a review of 35 cases. Ultrasound Obstet Gynecol. 46(1):29-33, 2014
                                                                          7. Lopez P et al: First trimester abnormal profile and facial angle. Early features of anterior cephalocele. J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 23(10):1260-2, 2010
                                                                          8. Singh AK et al: Sincipital encephaloceles. J Craniofac Surg. 20 Suppl 2:1851-5, 2009
                                                                          9. Melbourne-Chambers R et al: Aicardi syndrome associated with anterior cephalocele in a female infant. Dev Med Child Neurol. 49(6):464-6, 2007
                                                                          10. Upadhyaya V et al: Sincipital encephalocele with corpus callosum agenesis and intracranial lipoma: a case report. Ind J Radio Imag. 15(4):507-10, 2005
                                                                          11. Kuo MF et al: Sincipital encephalocele mismanaged as a facial hemangioma. Pediatr Neurol. 26(5):408-10, 2002
                                                                          12. Hoving EW: Nasal encephaloceles. Childs Nerv Syst. 16(10-11):702-6, 2000