Disease Information for Meningocele

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Clinical Manifestations
Signs & Symptoms
Bowel/Stool Incontinence
Bowel/stool incontinence in Children
Neurological symptoms/signs
Lower Back Mass
Disease Progression
Course/Chronic disorder
Course/Chronic only
Demographics & Risk Factors
Population Group
Child
Population/Pediatrics population
Sex & Age Groups
Population/Child
Population/Child-Infant Only
Population/Children/all
Laboratory Tests
Abnormal Lab Findings (Non Measured)
Maternal MSAFP/Quad test (Inhibin A/HG/UE3/AFP)
Maternal triple test (APF/HG/Estriol) abnormal (labs)
MSAFP test (maternal) abnormal (labs)
Abnormal Lab Findings - Increased
Maternal AFP levels
Associated Diseases & Rule outs
Associated Disease & Complications
Anal Incontinence
Disease Mechanism & Classification
Class
CLASS/Meninges/pia/arachnoid involvement (ex)
CLASS/Neurologic (category)
Process
PROCESS/Congenital/developmental (category)
PROCESS/Anomalies/Deformities/Malformations (EX)
PROCESS/Congenital CNS disorder (ex)
Treatment
Surgical Procedures or Treatments
SX/Surgery
Definition

A congenital or acquired protrusion of the meninges, unaccompanied by neural tissue, through a bony defect in the skull or vertebral column.

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NEJM (The New England Journal of Medicine)
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