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Table 2 Detailed distribution of study population in terms of different types of spinal dysraphism

From: Diagnostic value of spinal ultrasound compared to MRI for diagnosis of spinal anomalies in pediatrics

Spinal dysraphism typeNo.Frequency
Opened spinal dysraphism2760%
 • Myeolomeningocele1942.2%
 • Myelocele817.8%
Closed spinal dysraphism1431.1%
 • Distomatomyelia with segmental spinal dysgenesis49%
 • Dermal sinus24.5%
 • Lipomyelomeningocele with associated dermal sinus24.5%
 • Caudal regression syndrome24.5%
 • Myelocystocele12.3%
 • Tethered cord36.3%
Open + closed spinal dysraphism48.9%
 •Myelomeningocele with caudal regression24.45%
 •Myelomeningocele with segmental spinal dysgenesis24.45%