Case Report

Spinal segmental dysgenesis

N Mahomed, J Naidoo
South African Journal of Radiology | Vol 13, No 2 | a542 | DOI: https://doi.org/10.4102/sajr.v13i2.542 | © 2009 N Mahomed, J Naidoo | This work is licensed under CC Attribution 4.0
Submitted: 25 February 2009 | Published: 15 June 2009

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N Mahomed,, South Africa
J Naidoo, baragwanath, South Africa

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Abstract

Spinal segmental dysgenesis is a rare congenital spinal abnormality , seen in neonates and infants in which a segment of the spine and spinal cord fails to develop normally . The condition is segmental with normal vertebrae above and below the malformation. This condition is commonly associated with various abnormalities that affect the heart, genitourinary, gastrointestinal tract and skeletal system. We report two cases of spinal segmental dysgenesis and the associated abnormalities.

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SPINAL SEGMENTAL DYSGENESIS

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