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Adult anterior sacral meningoceles misdiagnosed as pelvic cysts

Anterior sacral meningocele (ASM) is a rare condition characterised by the herniation of the meningeal sac anteriorly through a bony defect in the sacrum. In patients without any symptoms, ASM can be difficult to diagnose. We present one case of ASM misdiagnosed as pelvic cysts

Keywords : abnormalities,Abnormalities,Multiple,Adult,Aged,China,Cysts,diagnosis,Diagnostic Errors,Female,Humans,Laminectomy,Magnetic Resonance Imaging,Meningocele,Neurosurgery,Patients,Pelvis,Reoperation,Sacrococcygeal Region,Sacrum,surgery,Universities,, Anterior,Sacral,Meningoceles,Misdiagnosed,As, trigger point upper trap

Date of Publication : 2011 Aug

Authors : Liu L;Li J;Huang S;You C;

Organisation : Department of Neurosurgery, West China Hospital, Sichuan University, Chengdu 610041, PR China

Journal of Publication : Br J Neurosurg

Pubmed Link : https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/21344981

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