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2010-09-15-12 Lumbar meningocele © Contarin www.TheFetus.net
Lumbar meningocele


Francesco Contarin, MD.*, Alejandro de la Cadena, MD.**

*  Clinica Sanatrix, Caracas, Venezuela.
** Minicentro Las Vegas,  Caracas, Venezuela.


Case report
 
 
This is a case of a 27-year-old G1 P0 with non-contributive family or personal history. We have diagnosed lumbar meningocele with spina bifida during our ultrasound examination.

Images 1,2: Sagittal view of the spine with large meningocele (77 x 60 mm) in the lumbar region.



Images 3,4: Lumbar spine with defect, spina bifida.



Images 5,6: Image 5 shows meningocele. Image 6 shows normal thoracic spine.



Images 7,8: 3D-image of the meningocele.




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