Bilobed Thoracic Meningomyelocele: A Case Report with Literature Review

  • Dipendra Shrestha Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal
  • Binod Rajbhandari Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu
  • Sushil Krishna Shilpakar Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu
Keywords: Multiple neural tube defects, Bilobed thoracic meningomyelocele, Embryogenesis

Abstract

Neural tube defects (NTDs) arethe most common congenital malformations affecting the brain and spinal cord. Furthermore, meningomyelocele (MMC) is said to be one of the commonest NTDs. Multiple MMC is uncommon and bilobed sac is even rarer, comparatively. In literature, only few such cases have been reported. Here, we present a rare case of bilobed thoracic MMC operated successfully in our department.

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Author Biographies

Dipendra Shrestha, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu, Nepal

Department of Neurosurgery

Binod Rajbhandari, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu

Senior resident, Department of Neurosurgery

Sushil Krishna Shilpakar, Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital, Maharajgunj Medical Campus, Institute of Medicine, Maharajgunj, Kathmandu

Professor and Head of Department, Department of Neurosurgery

Published
2019-06-12
How to Cite
Shrestha, D., Rajbhandari, B., & Shilpakar, S. K. (2019). Bilobed Thoracic Meningomyelocele: A Case Report with Literature Review. Nepal Journal of Neuroscience, 16(1), 39-41. https://doi.org/10.3126/njn.v16i1.24430
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Case Report