Orthopaedic deformities associated with lumbosacral spinal lipomas.

BACKGROUND Lipomeningocele is the most common cause of occult spinal dysraphism and spinal cord tethering. Children with this condition seem normal at birth except for cutaneous signs, and the initial complaints are usually musculoskeletal. We studied the orthopaedic deformities observed in this condition. METHODS We reviewed the medical charts of 159… CONTINUE READING