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

C.S Lukong, A.S Mohammed

Abstract


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.



http://dx.doi.org/10.4314/smj2.v12i2.55671
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