CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 · IJNS 2018; 07(01): 005-007
DOI: 10.1055/s-0038-1649525
Review Article
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Lipomyelomeningocele—Controversies in Management

Abhishek Singh
Department of Neurosurgery, Bangur Institute of Neurosciences, I.P.G.M.E.&R., Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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Samarendranath Ghosh
Department of Neurosurgery, Bangur Institute of Neurosciences, I.P.G.M.E.&R., Kolkata, West Bengal, India
,
Anup Kr. Chaudhuri
Department of Neurosurgery, Bangur Institute of Neurosciences, I.P.G.M.E.&R., Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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Shahid Iftekhar Sadique
Department of Neurosurgery, Bangur Institute of Neurosciences, I.P.G.M.E.&R., Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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Subhamitra Chaudhuri
Department of Neurosurgery, Bangur Institute of Neurosciences, I.P.G.M.E.&R., Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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Publication Date:
14 May 2018 (eFirst)

Abstract

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