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Synonyms for spina bifida

a not uncommon congenital defect in which a vertebra is malformed

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Occult spinal dysraphism in neonates: assessment of high-risk cutaneous stigmata on sonography.
Ruud Bosch et al., "Diagnostic accuracy of Tc-99m DMSA scintigraphy and renal ultrasonography for detecting renal scarring and relative function in patients with spinal dysraphism," Neurourology and Urodynamics, vol.
The other case, described by Govender et al., involved a child with preexistent occult spinal dysraphism, which facilitated the extension of the ERWT to the spinal canal [14].
Intraspinal lipomas without associated spinal dysraphism. Iran Red Crescent Med J 2014;16:e11423.
Bollo, "Currarino syndrome and spinal dysraphism: case report," Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, vol.
All images were reviewed by an experienced radiologist and patients were diagnosed as having spinal dysraphism and were categorised according to the radiological features.
Part 3: examination of the newborn with closed spinal dysraphism. Adv Neonatal Care 2007;7:30-40.
Spinal dysraphism is a medical term that refers to neurological disorders related to malformations of the spinal cord, which can arise from failure in the closure of caudal neuropores at the end of the fourth week of embryological life.
Other complications which can be seen in case of hemangiomas include heart failure auditory obstruction disfigurement and associated abnormalities such as spinal dysraphism and PHACES syndrome.
Kyphotic deformity develops at the site of the spinal dysraphism as a result of the lateralised erector spinae muscles becoming perverted flexors of the spine.
In spite of their midline location, most salmon patches, except those in the sacral area, are not associated with spinal dysraphism [5].
As part of the study, researchers conducted genome mapping of four Weimaraners with spinal dysraphism, which causes impaired motor coordination or partial paralysis; 96 dogs without neural tube defects and 500 dogs from six other breeds.
Newborns with suspected occult spinal dysraphism: a cost-effectiveness analysis of diagnostic strategies.
Physical examination should focus on inspection for cutaneous lesions, trauma, prior surgery and signs of spinal dysraphism. (6) The abdomen should be palpated for any masses.