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Descriptor English:   Meningomyelocele 
Descriptor Spanish:   Meningomielocele 
Descriptor Portuguese:   Meningomielocele 
Synonyms English:   Acquired Meningomyelocele
Myelomeningocele, Acquired
Acquired Meningomyeloceles
Acquired Myelomeningocele
Acquired Myelomeningoceles
Meningomyelocele, Acquired
Meningomyeloceles
Meningomyeloceles, Acquired
Myeloceles
Myelomeningoceles
Myelomeningoceles, Acquired
Myelocele
Myelomeningocele  
Tree Number:   C10.500.680.610
C16.131.666.680.610
Definition English:   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) 
History Note English:   78(75); was see under SPINA BIFIDA 1963-77; MYELOCELE was see under SPINA BIFIDA 1963-77 
Allowable Qualifiers English:  
BL blood CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced CL classification
CO complications DI diagnosis
DG diagnostic imaging DH diet therapy
DT drug therapy EC economics
EM embryology EN enzymology
EP epidemiology EH ethnology
ET etiology GE genetics
HI history IM immunology
ME metabolism MI microbiology
MO mortality NU nursing
PS parasitology PA pathology
PP physiopathology PC prevention & control
PX psychology RT radiotherapy
RH rehabilitation SU surgery
TH therapy UR urine
VE veterinary VI virology
Record Number:   29458 
Unique Identifier:   D008591 

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