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  1. J.P.C. Peper

    J.P.C. Peper Bronze Member

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    What's your diagnosis?

    I'll post the correct answer in a couple of days!

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    meningocele or myelomeningocele
     


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    Myelomeningocele
     


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    myelomeningocele
     


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    Correct answer:

    This time it is spina bifida occulta.

    I thought it would be nice to post this after you mistook my dermal sinus tract-case for spina bifida occulta.

    Basically, it's the same as a 'regular' spina bifida, only with skin covering it. All complications, like neurological deficits below the defect, can also be present in this condition.
     


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    Modalities like CT scan or MRI will show us clearly this case is meningocele/ myelomeningocele or not.
     


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