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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Split spinal cord malformation


Other Names for this Disease
  • Diastematomyelia
  • SSCM
  • Diplomyelia
  • Pseudodiplomyelia
  • Dimyelia
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  • What is the heredity of split cord malformation? My husband has it, but it was not in the family before. He was told his mother was taking antibiotics during pregnancy and it could be a possible cause. What is the chance our baby will have it too? Is there any risk, and if there is, how big is it? How can we plan for a pregnancy and what preventive actions can we take? Click here for answer

Other Names for this Disease
  • Diastematomyelia
  • SSCM
  • Diplomyelia
  • Pseudodiplomyelia
  • Dimyelia
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.