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a.1.(Anat.) Of or pertaining to both the neuron and the enteron; as, the neurenteric canal, which, in embroys of many vertebrates, connects the medullary tube and the primitive intestine. See Illust. of Ectoderm.
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One possible mechanism for this occurrence is a vascular accident that results in atresia and acts as a barrier to caudal migration of the neurenteric cells distal to the atresia.
During this phase, there is a transient communication between the amnion and yolk sac, called the neurenteric canal.
Calcification and vertebral anomalies are rare, therefore other causes of posterior mediastinal masses, such as neurenteric cyst and neuroblastoma, can be excluded.
SCM is a rare form of spinal dysraphism which occurs as a result of the foetus having an accessory neurenteric canal.
Other intradural/extramedullary spine tumors in children include the myxo-papillary subgroup of ependymomas, nerve-sheath tumors, such as schwannoma and neurofibroma; congenital or dysontogenetic masses such as the dermal inclusion cyst (dermoid and epidermoid cyst); neurenteric cysts, and arachnoid cysts.