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A rare case of split pons with double encephalocoele, dermal sinus tract, and lipomeningomyelocele: a case report and review of literature.
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PMID:  23811831     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
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INTRODUCTION: Multiple neural tube defects and pontine anomalies are relatively rare. Cases of split pons and double encephalocoeles in combination with other spinal anomalies are even rarer.
CASE REPORT: Here, we present a very rare case of split pons, twin encephalocoeles (one of which was atretic), lumbar dermal sinus tract, lumbosacral lipomeningomyelocele, thickened filum, and syringomyelia that was managed successfully at our institute.
CONCLUSION: Cases of split pons and double encephalocoeles in combination with other spinal anomalies are very rare, and to the best of author's knowledge, this is the first case report of these multiple anomalies in world literature.
Authors:
Shashank Ravindra Ramdurg; S Gubbi; A Odugoudar; V Kadeli
Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2013-6-30
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1433-0350     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  2013 Jun 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2013-7-1     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Basaveshwara Teaching and General Hospital, Gulbarga, Karnataka, India, shashank.ramdurg@gmail.com.
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