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Journal:   TEHRAN UNIVERSITY MEDICAL JOURNAL (TUMJ)   2004 , Volume 62 , Number 5; Page(s) 419 To 422.
 
Paper: 

MENINGOCELE MANAGEMENT BY FUNCTIONAL ENDOSCOPIC SINUS SURGERY CASE REPORT

 
 
Author(s):  SAMMIMIE ARDESTANI M., DOULABI M.
 
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Abstract: 

Background: Meningocele is one of the rare congenital Nasal masses which can be found in newborns. Definitive treatment is surgery which may be done intracranial or extracranial, success rate for both approaches are similar. Unsuccess rate for both approaches are similar. Unsuccess rate for endoscopic repair has been reported 0-24 percents and for intracranial repair was 6-33 percents.
Results & Conclusion: Present case report of meningocele was done on an 11 years girl at Amir Alam Hospital of Tehran Medicine University in Aug, 2001 endoscopically, which is tought to be successful. Risk of complications has been declined by. this approach compared with intracranial approach. We think that endoscopic management of meningocele is superior to intracranial approach. We hope that our approach be accepted by our dear colleagues.

 
Keyword(s): ENINGOCELE, FUNCTIONAL ENDOSCOPIC SINUS SURGERY
 
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