Iatrogenic lumbar Pseudomeningocele A case report and review of literature

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S. V. Rege
Harshad Patil

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Lumbar pseudomeningocele is an uncommon complication of lumbar spine surgeries. This occurred due to extradural encapsulated cerebrospinal fluid collection after accidental durotomy or un-repairable dural tear. On review of literature only 58 cases have been reported so far. Magnetic resonance imaging is the investigation of choice for diagnosis of pseudomeningocele. Herein author has described a case of iatrogenic pseudomeningocele after lumbar spine surgery and its management.

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Rege, S. V., & Patil, H. (2016). Iatrogenic lumbar Pseudomeningocele: A case report and review of literature. Romanian Neurosurgery, 30(3), 413–416. Retrieved from https://www.journals.lapub.co.uk/index.php/roneurosurgery/article/view/936
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S. V. Rege

Department of Neurosurgery, Sri Aurobindo Medical College and PG Institute, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India

Harshad Patil

Department of Neurosurgery, Sri Aurobindo Medical College and PG Institute, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India