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Meningomyelocele

"Meningomyelocele" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

Congenital, or rarely acquired, herniation of meningeal and spinal cord tissue through a bony defect in the vertebral column. The majority of these defects occur in the lumbosacral region. Clinical features include PARAPLEGIA, loss of sensation in the lower body, and incontinence. This condition may be associated with the ARNOLD-CHIARI MALFORMATION and HYDROCEPHALUS. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, pp35-6)


This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Meningomyelocele" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Meningomyelocele" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 85 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 6 publications in 2011 and 2012
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