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Descriptor in English: Meningomyelocele
Descriptor in Spanish: Meningomielocele
Descriptor in Portuguese: Meningomielocele
Descriptor in French: Myéloméningocèle
Entry term(s): Acquired Meningomyelocele
Acquired Meningomyeloceles
Acquired Myelomeningocele
Acquired Myelomeningoceles
Meningomyelocele, Acquired
Meningomyeloceles
Meningomyeloceles, Acquired
Myelocele
Myeloceles
Myelomeningocele
Myelomeningocele, Acquired
Myelomeningoceles
Myelomeningoceles, Acquired
Tree number(s): C10.500.680.610
C16.131.666.680.610
Scope note: 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)
Allowable Qualifiers: BL blood
CF cerebrospinal fluid
CI chemically induced
CL classification
CO complications
DG diagnostic imaging
DH diet therapy
DI diagnosis
DT drug therapy
EC economics
EH ethnology
EM embryology
EN enzymology
EP epidemiology
ET etiology
GE genetics
HI history
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
MO mortality
NU nursing
PA pathology
PC prevention & control
PP physiopathology
PS parasitology
PX psychology
RH rehabilitation
RT radiotherapy
SU surgery
TH therapy
UR urine
VE veterinary
VI virology
Online Note: search SPINA BIFIDA 1966-74; use SPINA BIFIDA to search MYELOCELE 1966-77
History Note: 78(75); was see under SPINA BIFIDA 1963-77; MYELOCELE was see under SPINA BIFIDA 1963-77
DeCS UI: 29458
Descriptor UI: D008591
Date Established: 1978/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1999/11/03
Meningomyelocele - Preferred
Concept UI M0013375
Scope note 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)
Preferred term Meningomyelocele
Entry term(s) Meningomyeloceles
Myelomeningocele
Myelomeningoceles
Acquired Meningomyelocele - Narrower
Concept UI M0337007
Preferred term Acquired Meningomyelocele
Entry term(s) Acquired Meningomyeloceles
Acquired Myelomeningocele
Acquired Myelomeningoceles
Meningomyelocele, Acquired
Meningomyeloceles, Acquired
Myelomeningocele, Acquired
Myelomeningoceles, Acquired
Myelocele - Related but not broader or narrower
Concept UI M0013376
Preferred term Myelocele
Entry term(s) Myeloceles



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