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Review Articles from PubMed
We would like to present the case of a 72-year-old woman, in whom diastematomyelia was surprisingly discovered when looking for an explanation for her neurological and urological complaints. Diastematomyelia is a rare disease in the group of "spinal dysraphisms," mostly discovered ...
Case report and review of the literature.
Diastematomyelia is a rare form of spinal dysraphism. We present eight cases of diastematomyelia diagnosed prenatally in our institution as well as a review of the literature in order to determine the prognosis of isolated cases of this very unusual condition.
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Research Articles from PubMed
We report the surgical treatment course of a 4-year-old girl with congenital scoliosis, diastematomyelia and double adjacent hemivertebrae. She had a lumbar curve with an apparent pelvic obliquity. Simultaneous excision of double segmented sequential hemivertebra at the L3-L4 level ...
Split cord malformation (SCM) is a rare congenital anomaly of the spinal cord. Rarely, SCM coexists with a variety of dysraphic pathologies that occur at the same or different spinal level in a patient. Exceptionally rare is the occurrence of SCM type 1 and lipomeningomyelocele of each hemicord.
To evaluate the value of prenatal ultrasonographic diagnosis of diastematomyelia, and to provide a basis for the diagnosis and differential diagnosis of fetal diastematomyelia.