Causes of Encephaloceles


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Cause of Encephaloceles: The defects are caused by failure of the neural tube to close during the development of the fetus. 1

Related information for causes of Encephaloceles: Further relevant information on causes of Encephaloceles may be found in the risk factors for Encephaloceles and underlying causes of Encephaloceles.

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1. excerpt from NINDS Encephaloceles Information Page: NINDS

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