A protrusion of the meninges through a gap in the spine due to a congenital defect.
- ‘A precautionary magnetic resonance scan showed a meningocele, Arnold-Chiari malformation, gross hydrocephalus, and a normal fourth ventricle.’
- ‘Most children with meningocele develop normally.’
- ‘The differential diagnoses for tailgut cysts include teratoma, dermoid cyst, duplication cyst (enterogenous cyst), anal gland cyst, and anterior sacral meningocele.’
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