[…] is actually a defect in the occipital bone and rachischisis of the posterior vertebral arches leading to herniation of neural tissue. close throughout the length of the body
Though MRI can be used to diagnose anomalies in the fetus, it is limited [24,25].
[…] rach- spine Greek ῥάχις, ῥάχεως (rhákhis, rhákheōs) rachipagus, rachis, rachischisis, rhachiodont, rhachis rhag-, rheg- rend, tear Greek ῥηγνύναι (rhēgnúnai). cause of the anomaly