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Meningocele repair - series

Aftercare

Aftercare

Overview

The long-term result depends on the condition of the spinal cord and nerves. Outcomes range from normal development to paralysis (paraplegia).

Infants may require about 2 weeks in the hospital after surgery.

Update Date 2/27/2013

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