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10 Interesting Myelocystocele Facts

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10 Interesting Myelocystocele Facts

  1. 1. 10 MyelocystoceleFactsLearn more about Myelocystocele and Spina Bifidaat http://www.spinabifida.net
  2. 2. Myelocystocele
  3. 3. Myelocystocele• Terminal Myelocystocele consists of– Low lying conus medullaris– Cystic dilatation of cuadal central canal– Menigocele– Spina bifida• Often associated with other genitourinarytrace anomalies: imperforatedanus,ambiguous genitalia
  4. 4. Myelocystocele• Rarely Associated with Chiari II malformation orhydorcephalus• Normal intelligence• Normal or mild or severe deformities of lower extreamities• Epidemiology: extreamly rare
  5. 5. pathogenesis
  6. 6. Surgical repair• After gentiourinary anomaly• Adequate nutrition & free from infection• Within 6 months to minimize neurological loss
  7. 7. outcome• Monitor throught out life
  8. 8. Questions?• Learn more about Myelocystocele and Spina Bifida athttp://www.spinabifida.net

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