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  • n  a congenital anomaly of the central nervous system in which a sac protruding from the brain or the spinal meninges contains cerebrospinal fluid (but no nerve tissue)

  • Meningocele, a tumor containing the meninges of the brain and spinal fluid? Probably not, because a meningocele usually protrudes through an unossified part of the skull .
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  • Indian Child Arshid Ali Khan Deemed A God Because Of Tail, Could Die Without Treatment
    Culture Health Weird News World Arshid Ali Khan An Indian boy with a tail-like growth has been deemed a god in his country. The child, 12-year-old Arshid Ali Khan , has a condition called meningocele, a form of spina bifida. According to medicaldictionary.com , meningocele causes the meninges, one of the spinal cord membranes, to push through an opening in the spinal cord and create a cyst ...
    July 23, 2013 - Opposing Views

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