Perosomus elumbis associated to hydrocephalus, urogenital and anorectal anomalies in a mule fetusJournal: REVISTA MVZ CÓRDOBA (Vol.15, No. 2)
Publication Date: 2010-05-04
Authors : Teresa Oviedo S; Marco Gonzalez T; Misael Oviedo P;
Page : 2123-2128
Keywords : Perosomus elumbis; hydrocephalus; fetal anomaly; Colombia.;
This case describes the first report in the literature of a rare congenital anomaly called Perosomus elumbis associated with severe hydrocephalus in a mule fetus. Perosomus elumbis is a disorder of unknown etiology characterized by partial or complete agenesis of the lumbar, sacral and coccyges vertebrae, in these cases, the spinal cord ends in a blind vertebral canal. Perosomus elumbis is often associated to arthrogryposis of the hind limbs and malformations of the musculature.
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