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Unusual cervical nerve root arrangement exposed during surgery: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15799197     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Anatomical variations of neural structures in the cervical spine are rare and are not necessarily visible on pre-operative imaging. The authors report an unusual arrangement of neural structures identified during cervical foraminotomy. Anatomical variations of the cervical nerve roots are reviewed and their importance in neurosurgical practice is discussed.
L Zrinzo; K Ashkan; F Johnston
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  British journal of neurosurgery     Volume:  18     ISSN:  0268-8697     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Neurosurg     Publication Date:  2004 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-03-31     Completed Date:  2005-06-13     Revised Date:  2005-11-16    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8800054     Medline TA:  Br J Neurosurg     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  624-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neuroscience, Atkinson Morley Wing, St George's Hospital, London SW17 0QT, UK.
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MeSH Terms
Cervical Vertebrae / pathology,  surgery
Decompression, Surgical / methods
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Radiculopathy / pathology*,  surgery
Spinal Nerve Roots / abnormalities*

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