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Progressive necrosis of the conus medullaris: magnetic resonance imaging and surgical findings.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2294469     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A 67-year-old man with non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus progressively developed, over a 2-year period, lower extremity sensory and motor defects associated with impaired bladder function and perineal and perianal sensation related to a disease of the conus medullaris extending from T12 to S5. The magnetic resonance imaging scan suggested myelomalacia and the diagnosis of progressive necrotic myelopathy was confirmed by surgical intervention.
B de Toffol; P Cotty; B Gaymard; S Velut
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgery     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0148-396X     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurgery     Publication Date:  1990 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1990-02-01     Completed Date:  1990-02-01     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7802914     Medline TA:  Neurosurgery     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  147-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Département des Sciences Neurologiques, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Bretonneau, Tours, France.
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MeSH Terms
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Spinal Cord Diseases / pathology*,  surgery
Comment In:
Neurosurgery. 1990 Jul;27(1):168-9   [PMID:  2377277 ]

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