Overview

Meningomyelocele is a type of spina bifida, a kind of birth defect in which the spinal canal and the backbone don't close before birth. This type of birth defect is also called a neural tube defect. The spinal cord and the meninges (the ti[read article]

Tests for Meningomyelocele

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Back pain is a common condition that many people don't take very seriously. But in some cases, back pain is just a surface symptom of a much deeper problem:...  More
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A skull X-ray is an imaging test doctors use to see the bones of the skull, including the facial bones, the nose, and the sinuses. It is an easy, quick, and effecti...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Amniocentesis is a test used to determine whether your unborn baby has any genetic abnormalities (genetic amniocentesis) or whether its lungs are developed enough f...  More
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Neurological Examination
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MRI of Spine
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An X-ray is a common imaging test that has been used for decades to help doctors view the inside of the body without having to make an incision. The X-ray was made ...  More
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Medical Procedures for Meningomyelocele

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According to the American Physical Therapy Association, the goal of physical therapy or physiotherapy is to improve mobility, restore function, reduce pain, and pre...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Meningomyelocele

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Meningocele repair is an operation to address a type of birth defect in which the spine does not develop properly and a small, swollen sac or cyst protrudes from a ...  More
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