diastematomyelia


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diastematomyelia

 [di″ah-stem″ah-to-mi-e´le-ah]
abnormal congenital division of the spinal cord by a bony spicule or fibrous band protruding from a vertebra or two, each of the halves being surrounded by a dural sac.

di·a·ste·ma·to·my·e·li·a

(dī'ă-stē'mă-tō-mī-ē'lē-ă), [MIM*222500]
Complete or incomplete sagittal division of the spinal cord by an osseous or fibrocartilaginous septum.
[G. diastēma, interval, + myelon, marrow]

diastematomyelia

/di·a·stem·a·to·my·elia/ (-mi-e´le-ah) abnormal congenital division of the spinal cord by a bony spicule or fibrous band protruding from a vertebra or two, each half surrounded by a dural sac.

di·a·ste·ma·to·my·e·li·a

(dī'ă-stē'mă-tō-mī-ē'lē-ă)
Complete or incomplete sagittal division of the spinal cord by an osseous or fibrocartilaginous septum.
[G. diastēma, interval, + myelon, marrow]

diastematomyelia

abnormal congenital length-wise division of the spinal cord by a bony spicule or fibrous band protruding from a vertebra or two, into two halves, each of the halves being surrounded by a dural sac.
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And not only did he survive past his second birthday, Carol watched him go from strength to strength, determined he would live like a normal youngster despite painful problems like scoliosis and kyphosis - curvature of the spine - and diastematomyelia, a split in the spinal column.
Diastematomyelia is a birth disorder, which means part of Stuart's spinal cord is split.
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Occult Spinal Dysraphism (Tethered Cord, Diastematomyelia and Spinal Lipoma).
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This report alerts physiotherapists to possible variations in spinal pathology, in this case diastematomyelia and diplomyelia (Type I and Type 2 split cord malformations) which are rare spinal lesions.
Key words: diastematomyelia, split cord malformation, spinal cord tethering.
Simon said her team has used the technique to identify several types of primary spinal anomalies, including diastematomyelia, segmental spinal dysgenesis, and the myelomeningocele spectrum.
Multiple structural abnormalities of the spinal cord and brain have been described in patients with MVSD including cerebral polygyria, (7) diastematomyelia, (8) Arnold-Chiari malformation with thoracolumbar meningomyelocele, (9) thoracolumbar rachischisis5 and hydrocephalus due to aqueductal stenosis, spina bifida cystica in the thoracolumbar region, and diastematomyelia.
This can be caused by a variety of etiologies: myelomeningocele, lipomyelomeningocele, diastematomyelia, tight filum terminale, dermal sinus tract, tumor, and scar tissue.
11] Mesodermal and epidermal tissue fill the space left vacant by incomplete neurulation and result in such abnormalities as a dermal sinus tract, lipomyelomeningocele, diastematomyelia, and tight filum terminale, all associated with spina bifida occulta.
Split cord malformation with diastematomyelia presenting as neurogenic cladication in adult.