myelocele


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my·e·lo·cele

n. mielocele, hernia de la médula espinal a través de la columna vertebral.
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Gardner W: Hydrodynamic mechanism of syringomyelia: Its relationship to myelocele.
This is called a myelocele (or meningomyelocele), and it is what most refer to as spina bifida.
3%) had spinal dysraphism, with 15 having spina bifida, 11 tethered cord, 10 myelomeningocele, 7 diastematomyelia, 6 associated spinal lipomas, 3 had a dermal sinus tract, 2 myeloceles and 1 had an associated dermoid cyst.