Congenital spinal meningocoele

Congenital spinal meningocoeles are developmental anomalies of meningothelial elements displaced into the skin and subcutaneous tissues.

Please refer on menigocoele article for a broad overview of all types of this condition. 

Pathology

It is defect of the neural tube, an embryonic structure that gives rise to the spinal cord and vertebral column. This defect leads to protrusion of the membranes that cover the spine and part of the spinal cord through a bone defect in the vertebral column.

Types

Differential diagnosis

Possible considerations include

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Article Information

rID: 1660
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Congenital spinal meningocele
  • Congenital spinal meningocoeles
  • Congenital spinal meningoceles

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