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Spondylolisthesis in myelomeningocele.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  7962498     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Radiographic spinal evaluations were done on 305 patients with myelodysplasia. Asymptomatic spondylolisthesis, which averaged 37.1% translation, was seen in 5.9% of the patients. The prevalence of spondylolisthesis increased to 15.6% of patients with L5-S1 motor levels. Patients with myelodysplasia do develop spondylolisthesis. Increased lumbar lordosis and concomitant diminished thoracic kyphosis were commonly seen in the patients with spondylolisthesis.
C L Stanitski; D F Stanitski; R L LaMont
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of pediatric orthopedics     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0271-6798     ISO Abbreviation:  J Pediatr Orthop     Publication Date:    1994 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1994-12-08     Completed Date:  1994-12-08     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8109053     Medline TA:  J Pediatr Orthop     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  586-91     Citation Subset:  IM    
Dept. of Orthopaedic Surgery, Children's Hospital of Michigan, Detroit 48201.
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MeSH Terms
Body Weight
Hip Joint
Kyphosis / etiology
Lordosis / etiology
Meningomyelocele / complications*
Spondylolisthesis / etiology*,  radiography

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