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Spina bifida

Spina bifida is a type of neural tube defect/spinal dysraphism which can occur to varying degrees of severity. It is often considered the most common congenital CNS malformation. Terminology Spina bifida in its strictest sense means defective fusion of the vertebral posterior elements, leading...
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Spina bifida occulta

Spina bifida occulta is the mildest form of spina bifida/spinal dysraphism and is a type of neural tube defect.  Terminology While typically referring to asymptomatic posterior fusion defects, some authors 5 use it as a broad term that encompasses closed spinal defects such as: diastematomyel...
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Rachischisis totalis

Rachischisis totalis, also known as complete spina bifida, refers to a severe form of spina bifida where there is a cleft through the entire spine. Pathology There is often a severe or complete defect of the neural tube involving the entire spine from the cervical region through to the sacrum....
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Spina bifida

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Naim Qaqish
Published 04 Jan 2020
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Spina bifida

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ashvin Chaudhari
Published 15 May 2012
79% complete
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Spina bifida

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Ian Bickle
Published 18 Jun 2016
69% complete
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Spina bifida

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Hani Makky Al Salam
Published 09 Mar 2010
59% complete
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Spina bifida occulta

 Diagnosis certain
Jose Ignacio Aragon
Published 07 Apr 2016
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Spina bifida occulta

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Bahman Rasuli
Published 07 Nov 2018
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Clasp-knife deformity

Clasp-knife deformity is relatively common congenital anomaly found at the lumbosacral junction. Terminology When a clasp-knife deformity is accompanied by pain on extension secondary to protrusion of the enlarged spinous process (knife blade) into the sacral spinal canal, it is called clasp-k...
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Spina bifida occulta

Dr Fabio Macori
Published 07 Jun 2020
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Spina bifida: cervical spine

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Jayanth Keshavamurthy
Published 26 Aug 2015
90% complete
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Total sacral spina bifida occulta

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Akos Jaray
Published 09 Mar 2020
95% complete
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Spina bifida occulta

 Diagnosis certain
Ahmed Mohamed Mohamed Eid
Published 05 May 2016
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Hip dislocation and spina bifida

 Diagnosis certain
Assoc Prof Craig Hacking
Published 21 Mar 2018
91% complete
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Acrania, exencephaly and spina bifida

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Ayush Goel
Published 15 Jun 2017
85% complete
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Spina bifida with lipomyelomeningocoele

 Diagnosis almost certain
Dr Roberto Schubert
Published 27 Apr 2012
62% complete
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Spina bifida occulta - cervical spine

 Diagnosis possible
Dr Mostafa El-Feky
Published 20 Sep 2019
67% complete
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Spina bifida: myeloschisis with Chiari II - prenatal diagnosis

 Diagnosis certain
Dr Fabien Ho
Published 17 Apr 2018
94% complete
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Posterior vertebral fusion anomalies

Posterior vertebral fusion anomalies are relatively common and should not be mistaken for fractures. They are thought to be both developmental and pathological (e.g. spondylolysis) but are typically asymptomatic and incidental, and considered as anatomical variants. There are six types of poster...

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