Spinal dysraphism: genetic relation to neural tube malformations.

  title={Spinal dysraphism: genetic relation to neural tube malformations.},
  author={Claudia Carter and Kathryn A. Evans and K E Till},
  journal={Journal of medical genetics},
  volume={13 5},
The families of 207 index patients treated for spinal dysraphism at The Hospital for Sick Children were studied to discover whether the condition was aetiologically related to the classical neural tube malformation--spina bifida cystica and anencephaly. The index patients had all had a tethered conus medullaris and one or more of a variety of anomalies of… CONTINUE READING