Key Points

• The incidence of open myelomeningocele is in decline.

• Periconceptual folic acid supplements reduce the risks of neural tube defects.

• A combined multidisciplinary team approach can lead to a good long-term outlook for patients with open myelomeningocele.

• Midline cutaneous lesions should raise the suspicion of an underlying occult spinal dys-raphism.

• "Tethering" of the spinal cord is considered to be the underlying mechanism for the development of clinical problems in most occult dysraphism and the surgical approach to treatment, therefore, has been aimed at "untethering" the spinal cord.

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