The significance of spasticity in the upper and lower limbs in myelomeningocele.

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One hundred and nine children with myelodysplasia were evaluated and classified according to the level and type of paralysis and its effect on functional ability. Thirty-one per cent of the patients were paralysed at the thoracic level, 26% at the upper lumbar level, 30% at the lower lumbar level and 13% at the sacral level. Fifty-four per cent of these… (More)

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@article{Mazur1986TheSO, title={The significance of spasticity in the upper and lower limbs in myelomeningocele.}, author={Jadwiga Mazur and Andrew P. Stillwell and Malcolm B. Menelaus}, journal={The Journal of bone and joint surgery. British volume}, year={1986}, volume={68 2}, pages={213-7} }