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Synonyms for spina bifida

a not uncommon congenital defect in which a vertebra is malformed

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We prospectively evaluated 66 patients with suspected spinal dysraphism and who had undergone MR imaging of the spine from May 2012 to September 2014 were included in the study after informed consent.
All images were reviewed by an experienced radiologist and patients were diagnosed as having spinal dysraphism and were categorised according to the radiological features.
Occult spinal dysraphism in the presence of rare cutaneous stigma in a neonate: importance of ultrasound and magnetic resonance imaging.
Faun tail: a rare cutaneous marker of spinal dysraphism.
Identification of the breed-specific gene may help diagnose spinal dysraphism in dogs and enable Weimaraner breeders to use DNA screening to avoid the mutation in breeding, the researchers say.
Ramsamy and co-workers [8] found an unusual complication in their case of neonatal meningococcal meningitis, and finally Sarmast et al [9] describe a rare, tail-like appendage as yet another manifestation of spinal dysraphism.
Objective: To demonstrate the spectrum of MR imaging findings in patients with suspected spinal dysraphism in a Military Hospital.
Recently, it has been reported that it can be associated with spinal dysraphism (14), but normally there are no neurologic or systemic complications associated with CIDC (2).
Treatment should also be considered in patients with periocular or liver hemangiomas, hemangiomas of the airway, spinal dysraphism or genitourinary complications, or in PHACE syndrome, she said.
SCM is a rare form of spinal dysraphism which occurs as a result of the foetus having an accessory neurenteric canal.
Key Words: neural tube defect, spinal dysraphism, epidural analgesia, spina bifida, obstetric analgesia
Spinal dysraphism from T10 to S2 with widened interpediculate distance and lack of fusion of posterior elements, and
There was no evidence of myelomeningocele or other types of spinal dysraphism or segmental abnormalities (Figures 1(c) and 1(d)).
Rauzzino MJ, Tubbs RS, Alexander E III, Grabb PA, Oakes WJ: Spinal neuroenteric cysts and their relation to more common aspects of occult spinal dysraphism.