lipomeningocele


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lipomeningocele

 [lip″o-mĕ-ning´go-sēl]
meningocele associated with an overlying lipoma, as in spina bifida.

lip·o·me·nin·go·cele

(lip'ō-mĕ-ning'gō-sēl),
An intraspinal cauda equinal lipoma associated with a spina bifida.
[lipo- + G. mēninx, membrane, + kēlē, tumor]

lipomeningocele

/lipo·me·nin·go·cele/ (-mĕ-ning´go-sēl) meningocele associated with an overlying lipoma.

meningomyelocele

Protrusion of the spinal meninges and cord through a defect of the vertebral column, usually at the distal end; when accompanied by a bone defect, it is termed spina bifida.

Epidemiology
1:5000 births.

Other findings
Often accompanied by midline defects—e.g., of the anus, heart and trachea (tracheo-oesophageal fistulas).

lip·o·me·nin·go·cele

(lip'ō-mĕ-ning'gō-sēl)
A lipoma of the cauda equina associated with a spina bifida.
[lipo- + G. mēninx, membrane, + kēlē, tumor]

lipomeningocele

meningocele associated with an overlying lipoma, as in spina bifida.
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