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lower vertebral agenesis

Tuesday 17 October 2006

lower spine agenesis, agenesis of the lower vertebral column

Definition: vertebral agenesis of the lower vertebral column.

See also:

- caudal regression syndrome
- axial mesodermal dysplasia (agenesis of the lower vertebral column with defects in the upper body)

References

- Opitz JM, Zanni G, Reynolds JF Jr, Gilbert-Barness E. Defects of blastogenesis. Am J Med Genet. 2002 Dec 30;115(4):269-86. PMID: #12503120#

- Bohring A, Lewin SO, Reynolds JF, Voigtlander T, Rittinger O, Carey JC, Kopernik M, Smith R, Zackai EH, Leonard NJ, Gritter HL, Bamforth JS, Okun N, McLeod DR, Super M, Powell P, Mundlos S, Hennekam RC, van Langen IM, Viskochil DH, Wiedemann HR, Opitz JM. Polytopic anomalies with agenesis of the lower vertebral column. Am J Med Genet. 1999 Nov 19;87(2):99-114. PMID: #10533024#