A rare cause of ileus: Meningomyelocele
Cem Emir Güldoğan, Erdinç Çetinkaya, Şiyar Ersöz, Hüseyin Berkem, Nermin Damla Hatipoğlu, Ahmet Keşşaf Aşlar
Ankara Numune Eğitim ve Araştırma Hastanesi Genel Cerrahi Kliniği, Kolorektal Cerrahi Bölümü, Ankara, Türkiye
Keywords: Childhood ileus; ileus; meningomyelocele disease.
Neural tube defects, spina bifida and meningomyelocele disease, are one of the causes of chronic constipation. The first diagnosis of meningomyelocele- induced ileus in older age is very rare since it is a condition more commonly encountered in childhood. We discuss this issue in our case report.