Volume 2, Issue 6, November 2016, Page: 107-109
Myelomeningocele and Urinary Lithiasis - Case Report
Rogério Saint-Clair Pimentel Mafra, Santa Casa de Belo Horizonte Hospital and FAMINAS BH, Faculty of Medicine, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Rafael Morroni de Oliveira, Santa Casa de Belo Horizonte Hospital, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Arthur Guilherme Lobato de Castro, FAMINAS-BH – Faculty of Medicine, Belo Horizonte, Bazil
Luiz Ronaldo Alberti, Santa Casa de Belo Horizonte Hospital and UFMG, Department of Surgery, Faculty of Medicine, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Received: Jun. 1, 2016;       Accepted: Aug. 25, 2016;       Published: Dec. 17, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijcems.20160206.12      View  3362      Downloads  69
Myelomeningocele is a congenital malformation of central nervous system associated with urinary tract anomalies in several cases. This case report describes a 19 years old, female patient, admitted in Santa Casa de Belo Horizonte Hospital where she was previously diagnosed with lumbar myelomeningocele associated, lately, with several kidneys and bladder dysfunctions, including bladder lithiasis, evaluated by laboratory findings, images, and specifics renal depuration tests such as DTPA (diethylenetriaminepentaacetic acid labeled with technetium 99 m) renal scintigraphy. After nephrectomy and antibiotic treatment, the patient had an improvement of her clinical symptoms.
Myelomeningocele, Myelomeningocele, Lithiasis
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Rogério Saint-Clair Pimentel Mafra, Rafael Morroni de Oliveira, Arthur Guilherme Lobato de Castro, Luiz Ronaldo Alberti, Myelomeningocele and Urinary Lithiasis - Case Report, International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medical Sciences. Vol. 2, No. 6, 2016, pp. 107-109. doi: 10.11648/j.ijcems.20160206.12
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