Intradural connections between adjacent cervical spinal roots.

@article{Marzo1987IntraduralCB,
  title={Intradural connections between adjacent cervical spinal roots.},
  author={John M. Marzo and Elizabeth H. Simmons and Frank C. Kallen},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1987},
  volume={12 10},
  pages={964-8}
}
It is not always possible to localize the level of cervical pathology accurately on the basis of clinical signs and symptoms. Intradural intersegmental connections between sensory rootlets occur frequently in the cervical region and have been shown to be clinically and surgically significant. Similar connections between motor rootlets also have been noticed, but their incidence was not reported. Fifty-four human cervical spines were dissected to investigate the incidence of both types of… CONTINUE READING