Sacral lipomyelomeningocele masquerading as sacrococcygeal teratoma in a child: a case report

  • C.S Lukong
  • A.S Mohammed
Keywords: Congenital anomaly, lipomyelomeningocel, sacrococcygeal teratoma.


Spina bifida is a common neurosurgical congenital anomaly. The spectrum is wide including rare anomaly such as lipomyelomeningocele. Sacral lipomyelomeningocele may simulate sacrococcygeal teratoma thereby causing a diagnostic dilemma. This may pose challenges during management. This a report of a child with lipomyelomeningocele managed in our centre.

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