Diastematomyelia with terminal lipomyelocystocele arising from one hemicord: case report.

@article{Parmar2003DiastematomyeliaWT,
  title={Diastematomyelia with terminal lipomyelocystocele arising from one hemicord: case report.},
  author={Hemant Parmar and Deepak Patkar and Jeshil R. Shah and Mudit Maheshwari},
  journal={Clinical imaging},
  year={2003},
  volume={27 1},
  pages={41-3}
}
Diastematomyelia is an uncommon spinal dysraphism with midline dorsoventral clefting of the spinal cord. Formation of syrinx cavity within the hemicord, vertebral anomalies and lipomas is known to be associated with diastematomyelia. We present an unusual case of a 4-month-old girl, who presented with diastematomyelia and terminal myelocystocele, and dilatation of the terminal portion of the spinal canal with formation of a cystic structure. Findings were confirmed by subsequent surgery and… CONTINUE READING

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