Had a lump in the bottom of spine in childhood. Now suffering from bipolar. Was the lump overlooked?
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When my son was little he had a lump on the bottom of his spine. He walked late,talked late and has pddnos and at age 24 bilpolar rapid cycle 1 . Today he is 29 and could that lump have been overlooked ? Causing most of the situation he is in today?
Posted Wed, 20 Nov 2013 in Brain and Spine
Answered by Dr. Praveen K Nath 1 hour later
Brief Answer: LUMP OVER SPINE Detailed Answer: DEAR SIR HELLO I have gone through your son,s history in detail . It seems he is suffering from SPINAL MENINGOCELE/MENINGOMYELOCELE . Delayed developmental milestones in these patients is mainly due to further congenital anomalies present in these kids . May i suggest you to 1 Get his MRI BRAIN to rule out any intracranial anomaly./hydrocephalus . 2 Get his complete MRI SPINAL AXIS to confirm location/size of meningomyelocele . 3 Get his TOTAL IQ TESTING from neuropsychologist to rule out any mental retardation etc 4 Please consult a neurosurgeon for complete examination & further management. Thanx Wishing for a speedy recovery Dr XXXXXXX k XXXXXXX Director Deptt. of neurosurgery
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