Congenital tethered spinal cord syndrome in adults.

@article{Iskandar1998CongenitalTS,
  title={Congenital tethered spinal cord syndrome in adults.},
  author={Bermans J. Iskandar and Benjamin B. Fulmer and Mark Norman Hadley and Walter Jerry Oakes},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1998},
  volume={88 6},
  pages={
          958-61
        }
}
OBJECT The management of tethered spinal cord syndrome with onset of symptomatology occurring in adulthood remains controversial, although the necessity of early surgery in the pediatric tethered cord syndrome population is well established. To ascertain the results of surgery in adult patients with this anomaly, the authors undertook a retrospective review of 34 cases. METHODS The authors studied the hospital records of 34 consecutive patients who presented in adulthood with tethered cord… CONTINUE READING

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