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253 Possible Causes for Anterior Sacral Meningocele

  • Ovarian Cyst

    Anterior sacral meningocele (ASM) is a rare congenital anomaly, characterized by herniation through a defect in the anterior aspect of the sacrum.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Rectal Fistula

    To their knowledge, this is the first case in which a rectal fistula developed due to an anterior sacral meningocele.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The authors report a case of anterior sacral meningocele associated with a rectal fistula in a patient who had presented 20 years earlier with bacterial meningitis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Lateral Meningocele Syndrome

    Chapter 118 Anterior Sacral Meningocele Sacral meningocele may be congenital or acquired.[clinicalgate.com] First case of anterior sacral meningocele was described by Bryant in 1837 [ 3 ].[omicsonline.org] In this patient, the presence of a large anterior sacral meningocele altering the bladder anatomy affected performance of the HPDC.[appliedradiology.com]

  • Rectal Stenosis

    Presacral teratoma, anterior sacral meningocele, or bony anomalies may be the underlying extrinsic causes of congenital rectal stenosis.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Perineal Fistula

    Cohn J, Bay-Nielsen E (1969) Hereditary defect of the sacrum and coccyx with anterior sacral meningocele.[link.springer.com] […] with an anterior meningocele Some patients are born with a normally located anus and a presacral mass producing a rectal stenosis (Fig. 8.21 ).[abdominalkey.com] Aaronson I (1970) Anterior sacral meningocele, anal canal duplication cyst and covered anus occurring in one family.[link.springer.com]

  • Marfan Syndrome

    Rarely, dural ectasia can erode through the sacrum expanding into an anterior sacral meningocele.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Anterior sacral meningoceles (ASMs) are rare lesions often associated with connective tissue disorders.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Fishman , Diverticulitis complicated by fistulous communication of sigmoid colon with anterior sacral meningocele in a patient with Marfan syndrome , Radiology Case Reports[doi.org]

  • Meningomyelocele

    Available from: A relatively uncommon cause of cystic masses in pelvis is the anterior sacral meningocele.[ijri.org] They bring to at least 52 the examples of anterior sacral meningocele so far recorded.[pubs.rsna.org] Description Sacral defect with anterior meningocele (SDAM) is a form of caudal dysgenesis.[omim.org]

  • Pelvic Mass

    Anterior sacral meningocele is a rare cause of a pelvic mass.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Diagnosis Anterior sacral meningocele.[jamanetwork.com] She was found to have a retrorectal mass confirmed as an anterior sacral meningocele on subsequent MRI.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Bacterial Meningitis

    Anterior sacral meningocele may be the cause of tethered cord syndrome.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Plain radiographs and computed tomography demonstrated sacral bone defect and retrorectal expansive mass. MRI confirmed anterior sacral meningocele with cord tethering.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Meningocele may be asymptomatic and incidentally discovered. Presenting as a retrorectal mass, sacral meningocele may produce urinary, rectal, and menstrual pain.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Deviated Nasal Septum

    Surgery for anterior sacral meningocele is not indicated for stable and asymptomatic lesions ( 69 ).[doi.org] Anterior sacral meningocele. A presentation of three cases. JAMA 1977;237:39-42. [ Crossref ] [ PubMed ] Rosser T, Finkel J, Vezina G, et al.[doi.org] Anterior sacral meningocele in association with Marfan’s syndrome. Radiology 1971;99:653-4. [ Crossref ] [ PubMed ] Ahn NU, Sponseller PD, Ahn UM, et al.[doi.org]

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