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Cranium bifida

Resource type: Frequently Asked Questions  —  Date posted: March 11th, 2012   Number of views: 3926

What is Cranium bifida?

Cranium bifida

 The bones of the skull do not form correctly. The sac that forms is called an encephalocele.

This sac can contain cerebro-spinal fluid and in some cases part of the brain, this causes brain damage.