Conception in an infertile patient following obliteration of a huge anterior sacral meningocele: case report

Child s Nervous System (Impact Factor: 1.11). 02/2010; 26(2):273-274. DOI: 10.1007/s00381-009-0960-1


IntroductionWe present the case of a 35-year-old woman with a large anterior sacral meningocele who had been unable to conceive.

Result and DiscussionFollowing neurosurgical consultation, she underwent repair of her meningocele which resulted in complete resolution of her
meningocele and 1year later, she delivered her first child.

ConclusionThis case demonstrates that following surgical treatment, female patients with anterior sacral meningoceles may be able to
conceive and bear children.

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