Cervical spinal cord atrophy associated with spina bifida


We treated three patients with spina bifida who had atrophy of the cervical spinal cord. One patient presented with a gradually progressive paresis of the upper right extremity, and two patients developed tetraparesis. MRI (magnetic resonance imaging) of the cervical spine demonstrated cord atrophy with enlargement of the subarachnoid space. The three… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sc.1993.46


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@article{Seichi1993CervicalSC, title={Cervical spinal cord atrophy associated with spina bifida}, author={Atsushi Seichi and Yasutaka Hoshino and Shiro Ikegawa and Tomohiro Tanaka and Yasuo Yanagisako and M Kimitsuka and Toru Kurokawa}, journal={Paraplegia}, year={1993}, volume={31}, pages={262-264} }