\stˈɜːnə͡l ɹˈiːd͡ʒən], \stˈɜːnə‍l ɹˈiːd‍ʒən], \s_t_ˈɜː_n_əl ɹ_ˈiː_dʒ_ə_n]\

Definitions of STERNAL REGION

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1916 - Appleton's medical dictionary
By Smith Ely Jelliffe

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Acquired Meningomyeloceles

  • Congenital, or rarely acquired, herniation meningeal spinal cord tissue through a bony defect vertebral column. majority these defects occur lumbosacral region. features include PARAPLEGIA, loss of sensation in the lower body, and incontinence. This condition may be associated with ARNOLD-CHIARI MALFORMATION HYDROCEPHALUS. (From Joynt, Clinical Neurology, 1992, Ch55, pp35-6)
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