Ewha Med J.  1988 Jun;11(2):121-126. 10.12771/emj.1988.11.2.121.

Tethered Cord Syndrome in Spina Bifida Occulta: A Case Report

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  • 1Department of Orthopaedic Surgery, College of Medicine, Ewha Womans University, Korea.

Abstract

Spina bifida occulta at the lumbosacral area of a growing child is often associated with a low lying spinal cord that is tethered by one or more forms of intradural abnormalities without producing overt clinical manifestation for a long time. The diagnosis therefore requires a strong clinical suspicision and aggressive investigarion. We reported one case of tethered core syndrome in spina bifida occulta woth brief review of literature.

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Spina Bifida Occulta; Tethered Cord Syndrome
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