Spinal dysraphism

Dr Henry Knipe and Radswiki et al.

Spinal dysraphism is a broad term given to a group of anomalies where there are malformations in the dorsum of the embryo. Neural tube defects come under this group as well. 

Pathology

There is often abnormal fusion of the midline embryonic neural, vertebral and mesenchymal structures. 

Sub types

Spinal dysraphism can be broadly divided to into two different pathological entities 4:


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rID: 14966
Section: Gamuts
Tag: cases
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Spinal dysraphisms

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