Split cord malformation: Part I: A unified theory of embryogenesis for double spinal cord malformations.

@article{Pang1992SplitCM,
  title={Split cord malformation: Part I: A unified theory of embryogenesis for double spinal cord malformations.},
  author={Dachling Pang and Mark S. Dias and M Ahab-Barmada},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={1992},
  volume={31 3},
  pages={451-80}
}
Much confusion still exists concerning the pathological definitions and clinical significance of double spinal cord malformations. Traditional terms used to describe the two main forms of these rare malformations, diastematomyelia and diplomyelia, add to the confusion by their inconsistent usage, ambiguities, and implications of their dissimilar embryogenesis. Based on the detailed radiographic and surgical findings of 39 cases of double cord malformations and the autopsy data on two other… CONTINUE READING
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