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.

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Myelomeningocele in a child with intrauterine exposure to efavirenz.
It can be separated into two classes, meningocele and myelomeningocele.
NEW ORLEANS -- Fetal repair of myelomeningocele shows promise as a possible means of alleviating the devastating neurologic and orthopedic complications of spina bifida.
The most common and most severe form of spina bifida is myelomeningocele, which may cause the child to suffer leg paralysis, lack of bowel and bladder control, and fluid pressure on the brain (hydrocephaly).
We see a whole range of fetal problems, from choroid plexus cysts, to agenesis of the corpus callosum, complicated CNS problems, sacrococcygeal teratoma, obstructive uropathy, and even myelomeningocele, which is somewhat controversial because for the first time we're [attempting to treat] a nonlethal condition," said Dr.
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This classification was based on three reports of myelomeningocele and one of Dandy-Walker syndrome to the Antiretroviral Pregnancy Register (APR).
The effect of intravesical pressure on glomerular filtration rate in patients with myelomeningocele.
This edition contains information on folate supplementation in pregnant women, the reduction of neural tube defects, modern imaging features of the dysraphic spine, intrauterine myelomeningocele repair, and the teenage patient.
Fetal anal incontinence evaluated by amniotic fluid digestive enzyme assay in myelomeningocele spina bifida.
Discontinuation of orthosis use ranges from 61 to 90 percent for children with myelomeningocele [11-12] and from 46 to 54 percent in adults with spinal cord injury [13-16].
October 2,1968: Jetta gives birth to their daughter Wendy but she dies a day later of myelomeningocele - a complex congenital spinal anomaly.