myelomeningocele


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a congenital defect of the central nervous system in which a sac containing part of the spinal cord and its meninges protrude through a gap in the vertebral column

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Resting energy expenditure and body composition in children with myelomeningocele. Pediatr Rehabil.
Most AYAs in this department are diagnosed with cerebral palsy and myelomeningocele. These patients are usually evaluated annually unless complications arise.
Shunt infection developed in 180 (22.67%) of 794 patients with myelomeningocele, 9 (5.45%) of 165 patients with congenital obstructive hydrocephalus, and 9 (14.51%) of 62 patients with intraventricular haemorrhage.
Myelomeningocele is a birth defect in which the backbone and spinal canal do not close before birth leading to an opening on the baby's back.
Warf, "Ten-year survival of Ugandan infants after myelomeningocele closure," Journal of Neurosurgery: Pediatrics, vol.
5 Lower urinary tract (2015) [4] symptoms with myelomeningocele Kekre et al.
Myelomeningocele (MMC) is the most common neurological congenital anomaly.
A lumbosacral myelomeningocele was present and there was no spontaneous movement of his lower limbs.
It is successfully used in the treatment of non-idiopathic clubfeet as well - such as in arthrogryposis, myelomeningocele, untreated and later treated children, complex and resistant feet; recurrences, etc.
In a preclinical study, researchers developed a stem cell-based therapy for generating skin grafts to cover myelomeningocele defects before birth.
TOKYO, Japan, June 6, 2017 -- Myelomeningocele is a severe congenital defect in which the backbone and spinal canal do not close before birth, putting those affected at risk of lifelong neurological problems.
TOKYO, Japan, June 6, 2017 - Myelomeningocele is a severe congenital defect in which the backbone and spinal canal do not close before birth, putting those affected at risk of lifelong neurological problems.