Postoperative Lumbar Meningocele

Report of Two Cases

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    Case 1. Pantopaque was injected directly (percutaneously) into the sac. Note the rather large fistulous opening and canal.

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    Case 2. Left: The large paraspinal mass is quite clearly demonstrated. This spot film was taken with the patient at a 45° angle in the supine position. Right: A moderate size fistulous opening is seen. Note the retrolaminar position of the sac.

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    Case 2. Diagram of the operative findings and repair. Note the single sacral root bound to the margins of the fistulous opening.

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