Lateral meningocele syndrome


A rare syndrome characterized mainly by lateral meningoceles (openings in the spinal cord on the inside of the spine) as well as craniofacial anomalies. The syndrome is believed to involve the abnormal development of the spinal cord, cerebellum and cerebral cortex.


* Generalized osteosclerosis * Multiple thoracic meningoceles * Multiple lateral meningoeles * Downslanting eye slits * High arched palate * Underdeveloped jaw * Underdeveloped facial bones * Large sella turcica * Platybasia * Basilar impression * Wide spinal cord * Scalloped back of vertebral bodies * Short stature * Back pain * Wide set eyes * Droopy eyelids * Umbilical hernia * Ear abnormalities * Increased bone density in skull * Thickened calvaria * Flattened cheeks * Narrow palate * Wormian bones * Undescended testes * Loose joints * Reduced muscle tone * Developmental delay


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