"Meningomyelocele" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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Congenital, or rarely acquired, herniation of meningeal and spinal cord tissue through a bony defect in the vertebral column. The majority of these defects occur in the lumbosacral region. Clinical features include PARAPLEGIA, loss of sensation in the lower body, and incontinence. This condition may be associated with the ARNOLD-CHIARI MALFORMATION and HYDROCEPHALUS. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, pp35-6)
- Acquired Meningomyelocele
- Acquired Meningomyeloceles
- Meningomyelocele, Acquired
- Meningomyeloceles, Acquired
- Myelomeningocele, Acquired
- Acquired Myelomeningocele
- Acquired Myelomeningoceles
- Myelomeningoceles, Acquired
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Below are the most recent publications written about "Meningomyelocele" by people in Profiles.
Transgenerational Inheritance of Familial Lipomyelomeningocele. J Child Neurol. 2017 Dec; 32(14):1118-1122.
Primary repair of open neural tube defect in adulthood: case example and review of management strategies. Spine J. 2015 Nov 01; 15(11):e57-63.
Treatment of spinal deformity associated with myelomeningocele in young children with the use of the four-rib construct. J Pediatr Orthop B. 2013 Nov; 22(6):595-601.
An accessory limb with lipomyelomeningocele in a male. Pediatr Surg Int. 2013 Jul; 29(7):749-52.
Paternal correlates of cognitive and behavioral functioning in children with myelomeningocele. Dev Med Child Neurol. 2008 Nov; 50(11):864-9.
Successful therapy in a child with a congenital peripheral medulloepithelioma and disruption of hindquarter development. J Pediatr Hematol Oncol. 1999 Mar-Apr; 21(2):161-4.
Spondylolisthesis in myelomeningocele. J Pediatr Orthop. 1994 Sep-Oct; 14(5):586-91.
Failure of succinylcholine to alter plasma potassium in children with myelomeningocoele. Anesthesiology. 1986 Feb; 64(2):272-3.