Terminal Myelocystocele:an unusual presentation.

  title={Terminal Myelocystocele:an unusual presentation.},
  author={Maria Cartmill and Timothy Jaspan and JonathanA. G. Punt},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  volume={32 2},
Terminal myelocystocele is an unusual form of occult spinal dysraphism. It consists of a cystic dilatation of a low-lying terminal cord herniated posteriorly through a skin-covered lumbosacral spina bifida. An arachnoid-lined meningocele, continuous with the spinal subarachnoid space, is traversed by the hydromyelic cord. Clinically, this presents with a skin-covered lumbosacral mass, but often no neurological deficit is present. We present a case of terminal myelocystocele in a child born… CONTINUE READING