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ISRN Obstetrics and GynecologyVolume 2011 2011, Article ID 175916, 3 pages

Case Report

Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer 52621, Israel

Pediatric Neurosurgery Unit, The Edmond and Lily Safra Children-s Hospital, The Chaim Sheba Medical Center, Tel HaShomer 52621, Israel

Received 20 August 2010; Accepted 22 September 2010

Academic Editor: A. Herman

Copyright © 2011 Alina Weissmann-Brenner et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

Abstract

Posterior meningocele is an uncommon form of spina bifida. Wepresent a case of unique posterior meningocele diagnosed at theearly second trimester anatomical scan using 2D and 3D ultrasound. The sonographic appearance resembled “lasso”. Theprenatal follow-up was uneventful, with no demonstration oftethered cord. Clinical, neurological and radiologicalexaminations following delivery and at the age of four months wereunremarkable.





Author: Alina Weissmann-Brenner, Zeev Feldman, and Yaron Zalel

Source: https://www.hindawi.com/



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