Congenital lumbosacral lipomas: pitfalls in analysing the results of prophylactic surgery

@article{Dorward2002CongenitalLL,
  title={Congenital lumbosacral lipomas: pitfalls in analysing the results of prophylactic surgery},
  author={N. L. Dorward and James H. Scatliff and Richard D Hayward},
  journal={Child's Nervous System},
  year={2002},
  volume={18},
  pages={326-332}
}
Abstract Objectives. Our objectives were to examine the assumption that the natural history of congenital lumbosacral lipomas in children presenting early and those presenting late is the same, and to determine whether there are factors that might predict the post-operative outcome of surgery among the presenting features of children with lumbosacral lipomas. Methods. The authors present a clinical series of 50 consecutive cases of congenital lumbosacral lipoma that had been treated surgically… CONTINUE READING

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