Occult spinal dysraphism in neonates: assessment of high-risk cutaneous stigmata on sonography.

@article{Kriss1998OccultSD,
  title={Occult spinal dysraphism in neonates: assessment of high-risk cutaneous stigmata on sonography.},
  author={Vesna Martich Kriss and Nirmala S. Desai},
  journal={AJR. American journal of roentgenology},
  year={1998},
  volume={171 6},
  pages={1687-92}
}
OBJECTIVE In this study, we evaluated the incidence of dorsal cutaneous stigmata in a healthy neonate population; we also assessed whether specific types of cutaneous stigmata are associated with underlying spinal dysraphism. SUBJECTS AND METHODS From July 1993 through December 1996, we prospectively examined term neonates with dorsal cutaneous stigmata. Each neonate underwent spinal sonography and clinical assessment of the cutaneous stigmata. Incidence of dorsal cutaneous stigmata in a… CONTINUE READING