volume 26, issue 3, P432-433 2012
DOI: 10.3109/02688697.2011.626880
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Abstract: Pseudomeningocoele is a recognised complication of spinal surgery. It could be either asymptomatic or symptomatic. We present a 63-year-old male who developed a delayed pseudomeningocoele and symptomatic transdural herniation and strangulation of the cauda equinae following resection of a Myxopapillary ependymoma. He underwent successful operative re-exploration, un-tethering of the cauda equinae and re-closure of the dural defect with resolution of his symptoms. We discuss the clinical features, operative tec…

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