spina bifida occulta

Download Spina  bifida  occulta

Post on 23-Feb-2016

31 views

Category:

Documents

0 download

Embed Size (px)

DESCRIPTION

Spina bifida occulta. Spina bifida occulta. Usually found on accident via x-rays or examination of the back. The skin that covers the zone is fully in tact and sometimes a tuft of hair tells where the bone structures are missing. Spina bifida aperta. Spina bifida aperta. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

TRANSCRIPT

Spina bifida occulta

Spina bifida occulta234

Spinal cordTuft of hairSkin

234

Spinal cordTuft of hairSkin

Spina bifida occultaUsually found on accident via x-rays or examination of the back.The skin that covers the zone is fully in tact and sometimes a tuft of hair tells where the bone structures are missing

Spina bifida aperta23

4

Spinal cordMostly intact skin over themeningoceleMeningocele with cerebrospinal fluid

23

4

Spinal cordMostly intact skin over themeningoceleMeningocele with cerebrospinal fluid

Spina bifida apertaBesides absence of the bone structure, there is an abnormality with the meningocele. (this is the layer of tissue that surrounds the spinal cord)Mildest form protrusion of the meninges under the skin through the cleft in the vertebral arch (pink)

Spina bifida aperta (myelomeningocele)

Spina bifida aperta (myeloschisis)

The severest form of spina bifida.The nerve tissue is exposed (lacks a dermal covering).This abnormality is caused by lack of closure in the neural fold.

AnencephalyWhen the neural folds do not fuse in the cranial region of the neural tube.

Recommended

View more >