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

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  • INTRODUCTION: We present the case of a 35-year-old woman with a large anterior sacral meningocele who had been unable to conceive. RESULT AND DISCUSSION: Following neurosurgical consultation, she underwent repair of her meningocele which resulted in complete resolution of her meningocele and 1 year later, she delivered her first child. CONCLUSION: This case demonstrates that following surgical treatment, female patients with anterior sacral meningoceles may be able to conceive and bear children.
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  • Adult, Female, Fertilization, Humans, Infertility, Female, Meningocele, Pregnancy, Pregnancy Outcome, Sacrum
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  • Tubbs RS; Liechty P; Matz P; Oakes WJ
  • Start Page

  • 273
  • End Page

  • 274
  • Volume

  • 26
  • Issue

  • 2