Meningocele

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Meningocele

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The terms "Meningocele" returned 51 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Thoracoscopic plication for a huge thoracic meningocele in a patient with neurofibromatosis.
 

Author(s): Heng-Chung Chen, Ping-Hsien Chang, Shang-Wun Jhang, Bing-Yen Wang

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Intrathoracic meningoceles associated with neurofibromatosis type I are rare, and the optimal treatment is still unknown. Herein, we present the case of a 48-year-old Asian female with a huge thoracic meningocele associated with cutaneous neurofibromatosis type I and kyphoscoliosis ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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Anterior sacral meningocele mimicking ovarian cyst: a case report.
 

Author(s): Ahmet Veysel Polat, Umit Belet, Ramazan Aydin, Seckin Katranci

Journal: Med Ultrason. 2013 Mar;15(1):67-70.

 

Anterior sacral meningocele (ASM) is a rare congenital anomaly, characterized by herniation through a defect in the anterior aspect of the sacrum. We reported a case of ASM associated with neurofibromatosis, which was mimicking a complex ovarian cyst in ultrasonography. ASM can easily ...

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2013

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Epidermoid cyst inside anterior sacral meningocele in an adult patient of Currarino syndrome manifesting with meningitis.
 

Author(s): Ritesh Kansal, Amit Mahore, Nitin Dange, Sanjay Kukreja

Journal: Turk Neurosurg. 2012 ;22(5):659-61.

 

The Currarino triad, also known as the "Currarino Syndrome", is a rare complex of congenital caudal anomalies including three main features; a sacral bony deformity, anorectal malformations, and a presacral mass. We present an extremely uncommon case of Currarino syndrome in adulthood ...

Last Updated: 27 Sep 2012

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The terms "Meningocele" returned 5 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A large intrathoracic meningocele in a patient with neurofibromatosis-1.
 

Author(s): Jae Wook Jeong, Kwang Young Park, Sang Min Yoon, Du Whan Choe, Cheol Hyeon Kim, Jae Cheol Lee

Journal: Korean J. Intern. Med.. 2010 Jun;25(2):221-3.

 

A large intrathoracic meningocele, a saccular protrusion of the meninges through a dilated intervertebral foramen or a bony defect of the vertebral column, was diagnosed in a 41-year-old female patient showing clinical features of neurofibromatosis-1 (NF-1), including café-au-lait ...

Last Updated: 7 Jun 2010

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[Meningocele, glioma and optic nerve meningioma: differential diagnosis and treatment].
 

Author(s): I Genol, J Troyano, M Ariño, I Iglesias, P Arriola, J García-Sánchez

Journal: Arch Soc Esp Oftalmol. 2009 Nov;84(11):563-8.

 

After studying 3 clinical cases, we have reviewed the clinical and radiological characteristics of meningocele, meningioma and optic nerve glioma. The differential diagnosis and therapeutic management are also discussed.

Last Updated: 7 Dec 2009

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[Tumoral degeneration occurring over a non-healing meningocele. Report of two cases].
 

Author(s): D Rivero-Celada, L I Carcavilla-Loncán, M A Marín-Cárdenas, J M Cantero-Antón, J Alfaro-Torres, F Duato-Jané, J Eiras-Ajuria

Journal: Neurocirugia (Astur). 2006 Dec;17(6):532-7.

 

A giant meningocelic sac has not been usually described in adult patients, due to the fact that it shows a low incidence and few newborn have survived to date though the malformation is benign. We report two cases of patients born with the described malformation and who were not operated ...

Last Updated: 23 Jan 2007

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