Perioperative management for surgical correction of frontoethmoidal encephalomeningocele in children: a review of 102 cases.

@article{Leelanukrom2007PerioperativeMF,
  title={Perioperative management for surgical correction of frontoethmoidal encephalomeningocele in children: a review of 102 cases.},
  author={Ruenreong Leelanukrom and Petch Wacharasint and Areerat Kaewanuchit},
  journal={Paediatric anaesthesia},
  year={2007},
  volume={17 9},
  pages={
          856-62
        }
}
BACKGROUND Frontoethmoidal encephalomeningocele (FEEM) is a congenital neural tube defect characterized by herniation of brain and meninges through an anterior skull defect. The extruding mass results in a cutaneous expanding lesion and facial deformity. The objective of this study was to review perioperative management for surgical correction of this condition. METHODS We reviewed the charts of FEEM children who were treated by surgical correction in King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital… CONTINUE READING