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Meningoencephalocele is an abnormal sac of brain, cerebrospinal fluid and meninges that herniates through a defect in the skull.[1]


Causes - temporal bone:[2]

  • Congential.
  • Traumatic.
  • Post-mastoidectomy.

See also


  1. URL: Accessed on: 26 October 2020.
  2. Gupta A, Sikka K, Irugu DVK, Verma H, Bhalla AS, Thakar A (March 2019). "Temporal bone meningoencephaloceles and cerebrospinal fluid leaks: experience in a tertiary care hospital". J Laryngol Otol 133 (3): 192–200. doi:10.1017/S0022215119000203. PMID 30777139.