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Tethered Cord

Gregory L. Holmes

in Pediatric Neurology

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print April 2010 | ISBN: 9780195394580
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780199322923 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780195394580.003.028

Series: What Do I Do Now?

Tethered Cord

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A tethered cord can present with a progressive deterioration in gait. Understanding the anatomical basis of the disorder provides a framework for the clinical symptoms. Neurosurgical intervention can have pronounced beneficial effects.

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Subjects: Neurology

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