Terminal syringohydromyelia and occult spinal dysraphism.


Terminal syringohydromyelia is a cystic dilatation of the lower third of the spinal cord. The authors describe its incidence and characteristics, its frequent association with occult spinal dysraphism, and its clinical significance and need for surgical treatment. All 143 cases of occult spinal dysraphism treated at the Duke University Medical Center… (More)


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@article{Iskandar1994TerminalSA, title={Terminal syringohydromyelia and occult spinal dysraphism.}, author={Bermans J. Iskandar and W. Jerry. Oakes and C Mclaughlin and Akihiro Osumi and Raymond Tien}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery}, year={1994}, volume={81 4}, pages={513-9} }