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Cutaneous manifestations of split cord malformations. Report of three cases.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17918534     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A split cord malformation (SCM) is a rare congenital disorder involving a division of the spinal cord that results in two distinct hemicords divided by bone, cartilage, or a fibrous septum. Cutaneous manifestations of SCMs are common, including hypertrichosis, dimples, hemangiomas, nevi, lipomas, and sinus tracts. In this report, the authors describe cutaneous manifestations of SCMs in three patients, including a rare report of near fully formed digits overlying the SCM.
Brian T Jankowitz; A Leland Albright
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  107     ISSN:  0022-3085     ISO Abbreviation:  J. Neurosurg.     Publication Date:  2007 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-10-08     Completed Date:  2007-11-19     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0253357     Medline TA:  J Neurosurg     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  240-3     Citation Subset:  AIM; IM    
Department of Neurological Surgery, Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Neural Tube Defects / pathology*,  radiography
Skin Abnormalities / pathology*,  radiography
Spinal Cord / abnormalities*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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