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Complete Non-fusion of the Sacral Spines: A Rare Phenomenon

@article{Rani2013CompleteNO,
  title={Complete Non-fusion of the Sacral Spines: A Rare Phenomenon},
  author={Archana Rani and Jyoti Chopra and Anita Rani and Navneet Kumar and Rakesh kumar Verma and Arvind Kumar Pankaj},
  journal={Research and reviews: journal of medical and health sciences},
  year={2013},
  volume={2},
  pages={21-23}
}
Complete non-fusion of sacral spines is simply an incomplete vertebra. It is a type of medical condition in which the spinal cord, brain or meninges are under developed in a child at birth. The condition also termed as Spina bifida occulta can affect any level of the spine, but is usually found in the lower part of the back. Out of 137 dried sacrum, we noticed total spina bifida occulta in one case. Presence of this abnormality can lead to accidental injury of neural structures which are… 
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