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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Suffering from a rare syndrome called Caudal Regression Syndrome, al-Muftah has confronted his situation with courage and determination.
Two types of caudal regression syndromes have been described: (2)
Katie had the rare condition caudal regression syndrome, which meant she had never walked.
Caudal regression syndrome is believed to result from disturbances of caudal mesoderm, the caudal cell mass, and cloaca prior to 4-week gestation.
King walks with a cane and has a prosthetic leg, the result of a condition called caudal regression syndrome that affects fetal spine development.
The flame-haired American teen, who was raised in Virginia, was born with caudal regression syndrome.
Sirenomelia was once considered as a part of caudal regression syndrome, but evidences have shown that Sirenomelia and caudal regression are two different entities.
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.
Caudal regression syndrome and sirenomelia in only one twin in two diabetic pregnancies Clin Exp Obstet Gynecol 2004;31:151-3.
Another pathognomonic finding is the presence of single umbilical, persistent vitelline artery which is the chief distinguishing anatomic finding from Caudal Regression Syndrome.
But as a part of the caudal regression syndrome familial cases were reported.
It can occur either as a separate entity or be associated with caudal regression syndrome.

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