Sacral lipomyelomeningocele masquerading as sacrococcygeal teratoma in a child: A case report
CS Lukong, As Mohammed
Pediatric Surgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto, Nigeria
C S Lukong Department of Surgery, Usmanu Danfodiyo University Teaching Hospital, Sokoto Nigeria
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Spina bifida is a common neurosurgical congenital anomaly. The spectrum is wide including rare anomaly such as lipomyelomeningocele. Sacral lipomyelomeningocele may simulate sacrococcygeal teratoma thereby causing a diagnostic dilemma. This may pose challenges during management. This a report of a child with lipomyelomeningocele managed in our centre.