caudal regression syndrome


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caudal regression syndrome

failure of formation of part or all of the coccygeal, sacral, and occasionally lumbar vertebral units and the corresponding segments of the caudal spinal cord, with resulting neurogenic dysfunction of bowel and bladder. Also called sacral agenesis.
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He offered a number of examples of problems detected via an early scan, including arachnoid cysts, anterior encephaloceles, omphaloceles, caudal regression syndrome, congenital cataracts, and discordancy for anencephaly in twins.
With fireworks filling the sky with colour over the Katara amphitheatre late last night, athletes and guests alike were left to reflect over a truly powerful and moving Opening Ceremony impeccably hosted by Doha 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships local youth ambassadors Ghanim al-Muftah, a 13-year-old boy born with the rare Caudal Regression Syndrome, and Nojood Mohammed Yacoub al-Kubaisi, a 12-year-old girl growing up with hearing impaired parents, who has become a specialist in sign language.
Bryant King, 15, a sophomore at Marist High School in Eugene, who has been through two kidney transplants as a result of caudal regression syndrome.
It was previously thought that caudal regression syndrome and sirenomelia were manifestations of the same syndrome, but it seems that syrenomelia is the result of vascular steal phenomenon that causes severe ischaemia of the caudal portion of the fetus.
They are caudal regression syndrome (including defects of the sacrum and lumbar vertebrae, distal spinal cord disruption with neurologic impairment, and lack of growth in the caudal region); spina bifida, hydrocephalus, and other CNS defects such as anencephalus; cardiac anomalies (ventricular and atrial septal defects and transposition of great vessels); anal/rectal atresia; renal malformations (agenesis, cystic kidney, and ureter duplex); situs inversus (transposition of viscera); and femoral hypoplasia-unusual facies syndrome.
He also plays sports, but his mobility is limited somewhat by a prosthetic right leg that was the result of being born with a rare disorder called caudal regression syndrome.
The film recounts young hero Ghanem Mohamed al-Muftah's deep-sea diving experience as he overcomes a rare physical ailment, Caudal Regression Syndrome, with determination.
The flame-haired American teen, who was raised in Virginia, was born with caudal regression syndrome.
Ghanim, who was born with Caudal Regression Syndrome (CRS), a rare genetic condition, won an award at the Arab Social Media Influencers Summit under the youth category.
html) reports that 19 percent of those children born with caudal regression syndrome have mothers who have diabetes.
He was born with caudal regression syndrome, a disorder affecting the legs and lower intestines.

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