Fourth ventriculoceles with extracranial extension: One case report

R. Shane Tubbs, Luke Zhan, Marios Loukas, Mohammadali M. Shoja, Mohammad Ardalan, W. Jerry Oakes

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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.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)87-101
Number of pages15
JournalItalian Journal of Anatomy and Embryology
Issue number2
StatePublished - 2008
Externally publishedYes


  • Congenital
  • Pediatrics
  • Posterior fossa

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Anatomy
  • Embryology


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