Caudal Regression Syndrome

Common Name(s)

Caudal Regression Syndrome, Caudal Regression, Sacral agenesis

Caudal regression syndrome is a rare birth defect that impairs the development of the lower (caudal) half of the body. The condition may affect the lower back (including the spinal cord) and limbs, the genitourinary tract, and the gastrointestinal tract. The severity of this condition varies among affected individuals. The cause of caudal regression syndrome is not known, but it may be related to maternal diabetes, genetic factors, and blood blockages (vascular hypoperfusion).
 

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Caudal Regression Syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

Pull-thru Network, Inc.

The Pull-thru Network is a volunteer-based organization dedicated to providing education, information, support and advocacy for those individuals, and the families of those individuals, who are affected by any congenital anorectal, colorectal or urogenital disorder and any of the variety of related diagnoses.

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2012

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Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Caudal Regression Syndrome" for support, advocacy or research.

Pull-thru Network, Inc.

The Pull-thru Network is a volunteer-based organization dedicated to providing education, information, support and advocacy for those individuals, and the families of those individuals, who are affected by any congenital anorectal, colorectal or urogenital disorder and any of the variety of related diagnoses.

http://www.PullthruNetwork.org

Last Updated: 8 Nov 2012

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Scientific Literature

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The terms "Caudal Regression Syndrome" returned 8 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

A rare congenital malformation: caudal regression syndrome.
 

Author(s): Cherkaoui Mandour, Brahim El Mostarchid

Journal: Pan Afr Med J. 2013 ;14():30.

 

Last Updated: 18 Mar 2013

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[Caudal regression syndrome].
 

Author(s): Rachid Khemakhem, Hadhami Ben Toumia, Marie Francoise Ben Dridi, Beji Chaouachi

Journal: Tunis Med. 2012 Apr;90(4):342.

 

Last Updated: 26 Apr 2012

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Caudal regression syndrome.
 

Author(s): Dino Samartzis, Francis H Shen

Journal: Ann. Acad. Med. Singap.. 2008 May;37(5):446.

 

Last Updated: 9 Jun 2008

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