Synonyms: Open split-cord malformation
A very rare form of composite dysraphism characterized by the presence of a split cord malformation and a myelomeningocele on one of the two hemicords. Hemicords can be in a single dural sac or in two separated dural sacs. Other spinal cord malformations can be associated. Due to the comparable prognosis it is considered as a subtype of myelomeningocele.
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