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Various neurologic, muscular, and anatomic disorders may cause a weakness in the dorsiflexion muscle group that often results in the development of foot drop. Evaluation of the Walk Easy Assistor demonstrated the efficacy and therapeutic value of using a dynamic support system to perform the functions of an ankle-foot orthotic for select patients.
The authors report a case of cerebral and cerebellar metastatic renal carcinoma with 7-year survival without present evidence of recurrence following excision of both intracranial lesions and the primary lesion (by radical nephrectomy).
Three patients in their seventies with occult spinal dysraphism are described. All three had tethered spinal cords, intrasacral meningoceles, and severe degenerative lumbar spondylopathy. The mechanism for the late development of symptomatology is related to an acquired lesion, degenerative spinal stenosis.