Meningomyelocele complications
Meningomyelocele

Complications could include:

  • Macrocephaly refers to an overly large head in infants. Not all cases of macrocephaly are cause for alarm.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Hydrocephalus is a condition that occurs when fluid builds up in the skull and causes the brain to swell. The name literally means "water on the brain."
    Source:HLCMS
  • Meningitis can affect you differently depending on your age. Learn more about the symptoms and risk factors for each age group.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A lumbar puncture is a medical procedure usually performed to obtain a sample of cerebrospinal fluid. The procedure is sometimes referred to as a spinal tap.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Cerebral palsy is a group of disorders that affect muscle movement and coordination. Learn about the causes, types, symptoms, and treatment of cerebral palsy.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A vaginal sling procedure, also called a pubovaginal sling, is a type of surgery that helps women who have urinary incontinence.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Urinary incontinence is a loss of control of the bladder. It can be a reaction to a physical activity, a sudden urge, or dribbling after urination, and may be caused by aging, damage, or a condition.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Bowel incontinence is a loss of bowel control that results in involuntary fecal elimination. Injury to the pelvic muscles, lower end of the intestine, muscles in the anus, or the nervous system can cause this.
    Source:HLCMS
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