Diastematomyelia in children: treatment outcome and natural history of associated syringomyelia

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To quantify the long-term outcome of children with diastematomyelia and the implication of syringomyelia in the natural history. Retrospective study of 17 children (nine girls and eight boys) with diastematomyelia operated during 1989–2004. Mean age at diagnosis was 3.4 years (range 5 days–12 years), mean follow-up was 5 years; 14 had excision of spur and… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00381-006-0205-5

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