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IP Indian Journal of Neurosciences

Lipomyelomeningocele: Controversies in management

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Author Details: Abhishek Singh, Samarendra Nath Ghosh, Anup Kumar Chaudhuri, S.I. Sadique, Subhamitra Chaudhuri

Volume : 4

Issue : 1

Online ISSN : 2581-916X

Print ISSN : 2581-8236

Article First Page : 3

Article End Page : 5


Management of lipomyelomeningocele is one of the most discussed and controversial topic in recent years. Till date, there is no consensus on most appropriate mode of management for lipomyelomeningocele, particularly in asymptomatic patients. This paper tries to sort out controversies associated with lipomyelomeningocele based upon various literatures and also taking into account patient profile of a developing country.

Keywords: Lipomyelomeningocele, Conservative, Surgery, Controversy, Management

Doi :-https://doi.org/10.18231/.2018.0002