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Cervical myelopathy due to spondylosis. Case report.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  624979     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
The authors report the case of a patient with cervical myelopathy who was examined at autopsy 2 years after a second anterior cervical fusion by Cloward's technique. The clinical course and pre- and postoperative myelograms are presented. Theories as to the etiology of myelopathy are discussed. This case demonstrates chronic changes that seem to implicate a vascular theory but not the specific vessel or vessels. The mechanism of improvement following the Cloward procedure is not explained by the pathological slides.
Authors:
J C Hawkins; F Yaghmai; R A Gindin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  48     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  1978 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1978-04-17     Completed Date:  1978-04-17     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  297-301     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Cervical Vertebrae
Humans
Male
Myelography
Spinal Cord Diseases / etiology*,  pathology,  radiography
Spinal Diseases / complications*

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