Secondary tethered cord syndrome in patients with myelomeningocele.

  title={Secondary tethered cord syndrome in patients with myelomeningocele.},
  author={Wajd N. Al-Holou and Hugh J. L. Garton and Karin M. Muraszko and Cormac O. Maher},
  journal={Journal of pediatric rehabilitation medicine},
  volume={2 1},
Myelomeningocele is associated with other neurological abnormalities, including hydrocephalus, Chiari II malformations, syringomyelia, and secondary tethered cord syndrome. Tethered cord syndrome occurs because of abnormal attachment of the spinal cord to the caudal dural sac, causing cord ischemia. Occasionally, symptoms of progressive neurological… CONTINUE READING