Cleidocranial dysostosis and syringomyelia. Review of the literature and case report.

@article{Dore1987CleidocranialDA,
  title={Cleidocranial dysostosis and syringomyelia. Review of the literature and case report.},
  author={D D Dore and G Dean Macewen and Mark I. Boulos},
  journal={Clinical orthopaedics and related research},
  year={1987},
  volume={214},
  pages={229-34}
}
A 34-year-old woman with congenital cleidocranial dysostosis had scoliosis diagnosed at age 13. The scoliosis was treated during adolescence with spinal orthoses but continued to progress after skeletal maturation. She was diagnosed as having syringomyelia at age 34. The possibility of syringomyelia should be considered in patients with cleidocranial dysostosis, especially those with neurologic symptoms, scoliosis not responding to conservative therapy, or progressive scoliosis after skeletal… CONTINUE READING

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