Segmental spinal cord hypoplasia and meningocele with preservation of medullary function: case report.

Abstract

BACKGROUND In very rare dysraphic cases, it is not clear whether the primary abnormalities are in the neural elements, or in the bony elements. CASE DESCRIPTION We describe a case of segmental hypoplasia of the spinal cord, with absent nerve roots in the afflicted segments, and associated meningocele and vertebral abnormalities. We illustrate the… (More)

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