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


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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