myelomeningocele


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Noun1.myelomeningocele - 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; frequently accompanied by hydrocephalus and mental retardation
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my·e·lo·me·nin·go·cele

n. mielomeningocele, hernia de la médula espinal y de las meninges con protrusión a través de un defecto en el canal vertebral.

myelomeningocele

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The topics include managing acute hydrocephalus, chemical thrombolysis and mechanical thrombectomy for acute ischemic stroke, summary and synopsis of the Brain Trauma Foundation Head Injury Guidelines, athletic injuries and their differential diagnosis, penetrating injuries of peripheral nerves, and the perinatal management of a child born with a myelomeningocele.
The etiology of 1021 patients include myelomeningocele (794 patient), congenital (165 patient) and intraventricular haemorrhage (62 patient).
The birth defect, known as Myelomeningocele, is the rarest and severe form of spina bifida, wherein the spinal cord and nerve endings of the newborn were exposed and protruding out of the body.
Myelomeningocele (MMC) is the most common neurological congenital anomaly.
A lumbosacral myelomeningocele was present and there was no spontaneous movement of his lower limbs.
Myelomeningocele was the predominant form of spina bifida reported (87.
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.
When J-Ann Atutubo was born five years ago in Jose Panganiban town in Camarines Norte province, he was diagnosed with three conditions: hydrocephallus, myelomeningocele and an imperforate anus (no anal opening).
There were 3 more cases, each afflicted from partial agenesis of corpus callosum, granuloma and associated myelomeningocele respectively.
Composite scores were computed using the following coding scheme: myelomeningocele type (1 = no, 2 = yes), shunt status (1 = no, 2 = yes), ambulation status (1 = no assistance/ankle-foot orthoses, 2 = knee-ankle-foot orthoses/hip-knee-ankle-foot orthoses, 3 = wheelchair assistance), voiding status (1 = spontaneous voiding, 2 = CIC/wearing a pad), and defecation status (1 = spontaneous defecation, 2 = enema/ laxatives/wearing a pad/antegrade continent enema).