Terminal Myelocystocele:an unusual presentation.

@article{Cartmill2000TerminalMU,
  title={Terminal Myelocystocele:an unusual presentation.},
  author={Maria Cartmill and Timothy Jaspan and JonathanA. G. Punt},
  journal={Pediatric neurosurgery},
  year={2000},
  volume={32 2},
  pages={
          83-5
        }
}
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
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