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A 28 year old pregnant woman with Vogt-Koyanagi syndrome is reported. Despite the use of steroid therapy, she became blind. She delivered a boy Apgar 8. The newborn developed a meningoencephalitis in the nursery and died two years later with evidence of cerebral palsy. Correlation between both mother and son disease has not been found.
This is a case of lumbar disc protrusion in a 14 year old girl, with typical symptomatology. Special attention should be called to the rarity of this case. The clinical and myelographic diagnosis showed a lumbar herniation L 4/L5. Treatment was performed by lumbar hemilaminectomie. The post operative controll showed remission of the clinical findings.