lipomeningocele


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lipomeningocele

 [lip″o-mĕ-ning´go-sēl]
meningocele associated with an overlying lipoma, as in spina bifida.

lip·o·me·nin·go·cele

(lip'ō-mĕ-ning'gō-sēl),
An intraspinal cauda equinal lipoma associated with a spina bifida.
[lipo- + G. mēninx, membrane, + kēlē, tumor]

meningomyelocele

Protrusion of the spinal meninges and cord through a defect of the vertebral column, usually at the distal end; when accompanied by a bone defect, it is termed spina bifida.

Epidemiology
1:5000 births.

Other findings
Often accompanied by midline defects—e.g., of the anus, heart and trachea (tracheo-oesophageal fistulas).

lip·o·me·nin·go·cele

(lip'ō-mĕ-ning'gō-sēl)
A lipoma of the cauda equina associated with a spina bifida.
[lipo- + G. mēninx, membrane, + kēlē, tumor]
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For SB type, the self-management behavior score was lower in children with a myelomeningocele than in those with a lipomeningocele (F = 4.632, p =.012) as well as in children with a shunt (t = 5.273, p <.001) or who were using a wheelchair (F = 5.540, p =.001).
(e) Lipomeningocele that exhibits closed spina bifida but spinal cord does not lie outside spinal canal even though lipid globules are present.
They set strict inclusion criteria that restricted subjects to those patients who were at least 7 years old at the last documented visit and who had a diagnosis of myelomeningocele or lipomeningocele. The study excluded diagnoses of spina bifida occulta, sacral agenesis, meningocele, and sacral dimple.
Congenitas: Mielomeningocele, meningocele, lipomeningocele Medula anclada, lipoma intradural, agenesia de sacro Diastematomielia, siringomielia 2.
But the news brought by the doctor after delivery described an infant girl with multiple congenital defects, including lipomeningocele, single umbilical artery, bilateral club feet (equinovalgus and equinovarus), left dysplastic and right multicystic kidneys, hypospadic urethral meatus, neurogenic bladder, and cleft clitoris.
With respect to type of lesion, 51 (74%) had myelomeningocele, 7 (10%) had lipomeningocele, 6 (9%) had encephalocele, 3 (4%) had meningocele, and 2 (2%) had spina bifida occulta.
Along with some new chapter authors, this edition is in full color, has more emphasis on clinical management strategies, and has seven new chapters on patient care, cellular therapy for pediatric neurosurgical disease, conjoined twins, lipomeningoceles, skeletal syndromes, radiotherapy of brain tumors, and Moyamoya disease, as well as clinical pearls in each chapter.