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Spinal dysraphism

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Dysraphism, means "failure of proper fusion of parts which normally unite".

Spinal dysraphism embraces all all defects, open or closed, which are associated with a failure of closure of the posterior neural arch.


  • spina bifida
  • diastomatomyelia

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