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Management of a parturient with an anterior sacral meningocele.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23122279     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Anterior sacral meningoceles are rare disorders featuring anterior herniation of the meninges through a sacral defect or foramen. They are frequently misdiagnosed as ovarian or abdominal cysts and surgical exploration has resulted in meningitis. In pregnancy it represents an obstacle to delivery of the fetus and rupture of the meningocele during vaginal delivery is a significant risk. The successful multidisciplinary management of a primiparous patient with an anterior sacral meningocele and previous abdominal surgery is presented.
Authors:
C McGregor; S Katz; M Harpham
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2012-10-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of obstetric anesthesia     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1532-3374     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Obstet Anesth     Publication Date:  2012 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-5     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9200430     Medline TA:  Int J Obstet Anesth     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.
Affiliation:
Department of Anaesthesia, Royal Hospital for Women, Sydney, Australia. Electronic address: cathy_gary.mcgregor@bigpond.com.
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