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Idiopathic ventral spinal cord herniation: a rare presentation of tethered cord.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20593998     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Idiopathic ventral spinal cord herniation is a rare condition that has been increasingly reported in the last decade. The natural history and optimal management have yet to be defined. Therefore, debate exists regarding the pathogenesis and surgical management of this condition. The purpose of this review article is to further educate neurosurgeons about the surgical techniques and outcomes associated with treating this rare and often misdiagnosed condition.
Authors:
John H Shin; Ajit A Krishnaney
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Comparative Study; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgical focus     Volume:  29     ISSN:  1092-0684     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurg Focus     Publication Date:  2010 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-07-02     Completed Date:  2010-09-20     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  100896471     Medline TA:  Neurosurg Focus     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  E10     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurosurgery, Center for Spine Health, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA. shinj3@ccf.org
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Aged
Brown-Sequard Syndrome / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  surgery
Disease Progression
Dura Mater / surgery
Female
Hernia / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  surgery
Humans
Male
Meningocele / diagnosis,  epidemiology
Middle Aged
Neural Tube Defects / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  surgery
Paraparesis, Spastic / diagnosis,  epidemiology,  surgery
Spinal Cord / surgery
Spinal Cord Diseases / diagnosis*,  epidemiology,  surgery
Thoracic Vertebrae / surgery

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