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Terminal syringomyelia communicating with a spinal dermal sinus.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  17462900     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Terminal syringomyelia occurs in approximately 25% of patients with occult spinal dysraphism. Congenital spinal dermal sinus is an uncommon form of occult spinal dysraphism. This case report highlights the rare association of terminal syringomyelia communicating with a spinal dermal sinus, resulting in an unique clinical presentation. The clinical, radiological and surgical findings of this unusual case are reported.
Natarajan Muthukumar
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2007-04-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  14     ISSN:  0967-5868     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2007 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2007-05-28     Completed Date:  2007-08-31     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  688-90     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Madurai Medical College, Madurai, India.
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Postoperative Complications
Spina Bifida Occulta / complications*,  pathology,  surgery
Spinal Dysraphism / complications*,  pathology
Syringomyelia / complications*,  pathology,  surgery

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