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Disease Spina Bifida Occulta

Name Spina Bifida Occulta
Synonyms Closed Spinal Bifida | Dermal Sinus | Occult Spina Bifida | Sinus, Dermal | Spina Bifida, Occult | Spinal Bifida, Closed
Definition A common congenital midline defect of fusion of the vertebral arch without protrusion of the spinal cord or meninges. The lesion is also covered by skin. L5 and S1 are the most common vertebrae involved. The condition may be associated with an overlying area of hyperpigmented skin, a dermal sinus, or an abnormal patch of hair. The majority of individuals with this malformation are asymptomatic although there is an increased incidence of tethered cord syndrome and lumbar SPONDYLOSIS. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, p34)
Categories Congenital abnormality | Nervous system disease
MeSH® ID D016136

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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 Spinal Dysraphism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spina Bifida Occulta 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 Spinal Dysraphism Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Spina Bifida Occulta Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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Spina Bifida Occulta Has associated chemicals Has associated genes
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