Tethered cord syndrome in adults.

@article{Pang1982TetheredCS,
  title={Tethered cord syndrome in adults.},
  author={Dachling Pang and James E. Jr. Wilberger},
  journal={Journal of neurosurgery},
  year={1982},
  volume={57 1},
  pages={
          32-47
        }
}
Patients with tethered cord syndrome (TCS) rarely have symptomatic onset in adulthood. Twenty-three adult patients with TCS were studied with respect to the clinical, radiological, and pathological features of this syndrome. Specific circumstances involving either additional tugging of the already tight conus, narrowing of the spinal canal, or direct trauma to the back or buttocks precipitated symptomatic onset in 60% of patients. Diffuse and non-dermatomal leg pain, often referred to the… CONTINUE READING
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