Hydrocephalus intracranial infection expert Li Xiaoyong: on the difference between encephalocele and meningocele

2022-06-11 0 By

A lot of patients after craniotomy after brain trauma and cerebral hemorrhage have local bone window eminence, and some patients ask what is going on here?It depends on the CT, if it’s a simple swelling of the dural and cerebrospinal fluid, it’s called a meningocele, if it has brain tissue in it, it’s called a encephalocele.Whether encephalocele requires surgery also depends on head CT.If it is the swelling and swelling of the brain caused by simple brain edema after surgery, this kind of treatment with some conservative, with some mannitol, glycerin fructose or albumin and that futility, such as diuretic intracranial pressure reduction after some brain swelling can be alleviated or restored.If, during the CT review, the intracranial hemorrhage leads to the increase of intracranial pressure, which leads to the displacement and bulging of normal brain tissue, surgical treatment is needed, because the increase of the encephalocele is due to the increase of cerebral hemorrhage, which will cause cerebral hernia and endanger life.If the enlargement of ventricle and hydrocephalus lead to encephalocele, in this case, it is best to do cerebrospinal fluid drainage and other corresponding treatment to relieve hydrocephalus, relieve some symptoms of brain tissue compression, improve brain function and improve some symptoms of discomfort in patients.Declaration: The copyright of this article belongs to the original author, if there is a source error or infringement of your legitimate rights and interests, you can contact us through the mailbox, we will promptly deal with.Email address: jpbl@jp.jiupainews.com