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Myelomeningocele pictures, diagnosis and case studies

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Myelomeningocele pictures, diagnosis and case studies

  1. 1. MyelomeningocelePictures, Diagnosisand Case StudiesLearn more about Myelomeningocele athttp://www.spinabifida.net
  2. 2. Fetus at autopsyNote the defect in the lower lumbar region of the spinal column (arrow). Themyelomeningocele can be seen protruding from this defect.
  3. 3. Consecutive lumbar vertebrae from this caseNote the defect (arrows) in the two vertebral bodies on the right. This defect wascaused by the failure of the vertebral column to properly fuse.
  4. 4. Closer view of the previous photograph showing normal lumbar vertebra from this caseon the leftOnce again, note the defect (arrow) in the vertebral body on the right due to the failure ofthe vertebral column to close properly.
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