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Year : 2006  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 16-18

Surgical repair of a giant naso-ethmoidal encephalocoele

1 Department of Plastic Surgery, King George Medical University SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India
2 1Department of Neurosurgery, SGPGIMS, Lucknow, India

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S Behari
Neurosurgery, Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences, Rae Bareli Road,Lucknow - 226014,
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Surgery for frontoethmoidal encephalocoeles involves correction of the cosmetic deformity, hypertelorism, orbital dystopia, elongation of the nose and other stigmata of midline or lateral facial defects. The technical aspects of a single stage correction of this disorder is presented. The coexistence of Chiari malformation (type 1), mild ventriculomegaly with the nasoethmoidal encephalocoele was a rare association in the reported case.


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