PELVIS Syndrome

Also known as: PELVIS syndrome

What is PELVIS syndrome?

PELVIS syndrome is used for the association of lumbosacral or genital area hemangiomas associated with malformation of the external genitalia, urinary tract abnormalities (kidneys and bladder), malformations of the end of the spinal cord (lipomyelomeningocele) and abnormalities of the anus (imperforation or tags).

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