15 boys; 18 girls) with urodynamically confirmed diagnosis of NB after meningomyelocele
were included in the study.
Shunt complications in the first postoperative year in children with meningomyelocele
In children, certain benign diseases, such as neuropathic bladder dysfunction caused by congenital events, including meningomyelocele
, require augmentation cystoplasty.
John Holter, an engineer, had a son with hydrocephalus as a patient in the Children's Hospital in Philadelphia; the child also had a severe meningomyelocele
Children served at the Physical Disabilities Clinic include those with cerebral palsy, meningomyelocele
, hydrocephalus, spinal cord injury, and traumatic brain injury.
Three infants were diagnosed with meningomyelocele
and one with Dandy Walker syndrome.
2-4) In children, cricopharyngeal achalasia is usually an isolated finding; however, it has been associated with Arnold-Chiari malformation, meningomyelocele
, mental retardation, cerebral palsy, congenital suprabulbar palsy, and mitochondrial DNA deletions.
Urinary tract infections are among the most common causes of fever in children in whom normal bladder function is disturbed because of spinal cord dysfunction, brain injury, meningomyelocele
, birth defects, genetic disorders, or neuromuscular diseases.
Multiple structural abnormalities of the spinal cord and brain have been described in patients with MVSD including cerebral polygyria, (7) diastematomyelia, (8) Arnold-Chiari malformation with thoracolumbar meningomyelocele
, (9) thoracolumbar rachischisis5 and hydrocephalus due to aqueductal stenosis, spina bifida cystica in the thoracolumbar region, and diastematomyelia.
Evaluation of latex in patients with meningomyelocele
The NEJM study paired 96 infants diagnosed with Mobius syndrome (full or partial facial paralysis with or without other neurologic signs or accompanying limb malformations) in seven Brazilian hospitals, with 96 infants diagnosed with neural tube defects (meningocele, meningomyelocele
, anencephaly, encephalocele) for the period January 1990 through May 1996 at the same hospitals.
Nonetheless, Amber, a youngster with meningomyelocele
, was denied acceptance at her regular public school because she needed clean intermittent catheterization (CIC) during the school day.