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Disease Meningomyelocele

Name Meningomyelocele
Synonyms Acquired Meningomyelocele | Acquired Meningomyeloceles | Acquired Myelomeningocele | Acquired Myelomeningoceles | Meningomyelocele, Acquired | Meningomyeloceles | Meningomyeloceles, Acquired | Myelocele | Myeloceles | Myelomeningocele | Myelomeningocele, Acquired | Myelomeningoceles | Myelomeningoceles, Acquired
Definition Congenital, or rarely acquired, herniation of meningeal and spinal cord tissue through a bony defect in the vertebral column. The majority of these defects occur in the lumbosacral region. Clinical features include PARAPLEGIA, loss of sensation in the lower body, and incontinence. This condition may be associated with the ARNOLD-CHIARI MALFORMATION and HYDROCEPHALUS. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, pp35-6)
Categories Congenital abnormality | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D008591
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1. DiseasesNervous System Diseases Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nervous System Malformations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neural Tube Defects Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Meningomyelocele Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
2. DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Congenital Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Nervous System Malformations Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Neural Tube Defects Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Meningomyelocele Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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