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Journal of the Korean Society of Neonatology 2000;7(2):181-185.
Published online January 1, 2001.
Lipomeningomyelocele with Hydrosyringomyelia: A Case Report.
Mi Jin Kim, Hyeon Soo Lee
Department of Pediatrics, Daejin Medical Center, Pundang Jesaeng General Hospital, Sungnam, Korea.
Abstract
We hereby report on a newborn infant with a lipomeningomyelocele present with hydrosyringomyelia. MR scans disclosed a low-lying spinal cord to be continuous dorsally with the neural placode, the nerve roots crossed the subarachnoid space and the lipoma lied outside the dura and contiguous with subcutaneous fat. And hydrosyringomyelia was noted on lower spinal cord. She had no neurologic signs at birth and she got operation at 4 months of age before any neurologic signs accompanied and she is doing well not presenting any neorologic or orthopedic complications until 8 months of age.
Key Words: Lipomeningomyelocele, Hydrosyringomyelia
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