Describe the presentation of an anterior sacral meningocele

An anterior sacral meningocele is a rare congenital spinal anomaly in which herniation of dura mater and/or neural elements through a defect in the ventral spine is identified. The anomaly contains CSF and may contain neural elements. Unlike the myelomeningocele, this anomaly is not associated with hydrocephalus or Chiari malformation. Associated findings include the triad of sacral bony anomalies, a presacral mass, and anorectal anomalies (Currarino syndrome). Symptoms may include constipation, urinary urgency, dyspareunia, lumbar pain, or cephalgia (headache) with defecation. Examination findings include a smooth pelvic mass, palpable on pelvic or rectal examination. This entity is most commonly found at the sacral level and is more common in females.

Constipation Prescription

Constipation Prescription

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