rachischisis totalis

hol·o·ra·chis·chi·sis

(hol'ō-ră-kis'ki-sis),
Spina bifida of the entire spinal column.
[holo- + G. rhachis, spine, + schisis, fissure]
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The association of sirenomelia with anencephaly and rachischisis totalis is extremely rare; only eight cases have been reported in the literature to date [2-4].
These findings were consistent with those of craniospinal rachischisis totalis (anencephaly with rachischisis totalis).
The association of sirenomelia with anencephaly and rachischisis totalis is an extremely rare condition; to our knowledge, only eight cases of this association have been reported in the literature [2-4].
Moreover, with a detailed study using the 3D HDlive rendering images, we found other pathological features in this fetus, including rachischisis totalis and absence of the right upper limb.