Spina bifida occulta, Biology

Spina Bifida Occulta

There is no protrusion of the meninges but the vertebrae are bifid. There are three components of the spina bifida occulta.

a) Vertebral-there is defective fusion of the vertebral arches

b) Cutaneous-presence of overlying skin lesions viz tuft of hairs, lipoma and dermal sinus

c) Neural-there is an intraspinal lesion viz intrameduary lipoma, dermoid cyst which produces neurologic deficit.

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