Revista de la Sociedad Boliviana de Pediatría
Print version ISSN 1024-0675
PRUDENCIO BELTRAN, Rafael et al. Occipital encephalocele. Rev. bol. ped. [online]. 2002, vol.41, n.2, pp. 71-73. ISSN 1024-0675.
We described a newborn baby with gigantic occipital encephalocele, who was attended at the neonatal ward of the Hospital "Jaime Mendoza" in the city of Sucre. This is an unusual case presentation for this pathology and we reviewed the pertinent literature.
Keywords : occipital encephalocele; congenital malformation; neural tube defects.