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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of cases % 1 Prolapsed intervertebral discs 141 82.94 2 Non-specific inflammation 09 5.29 3 Tuberculomas 06 3.52 4 Developmental malformations a) Meningocele 4 2.35 b) Meningo Myelocele 3 1.76 c) Meningo encephalocele 7 4.11
[9.] Gardner W: Hydrodynamic mechanism of syringomyelia: Its relationship to myelocele. J Neurol Neurosurg Psychiatry 1965; 28: 247-259.
This is called a myelocele (or meningomyelocele), and it is what most refer to as spina bifida.