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Wound management of surgical site infection post myelomeningocele repair

Kee Ai Wong
27 February 2020

This case report outlines the author’s experience of treating a 35-week gestational age infant girl diagnosed with myelomeningocele (MMC) and delivered 3 weeks later. MMC repair was performed; however, the surgical repair was complicated by wound dehiscence. Wound management played a role in this case, not only to achieve healing, but also to preserve central nervous system function.

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