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Child's Nervous System

, Volume 35, Issue 9, pp 1447–1448 | Cite as

Spontaneous resolution of syringomyelia secondary to cranio-cervical junction stenosis in a patient with achondroplasia

  • Alya HasanEmail author
  • Fatima Dashti
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Conflict of interest

On behalf of all authors, the corresponding author states that there is no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Neurosurgery, Ministry of HealthIbn Sina HospitalKuwaitKuwait
  2. 2.Department of Radiology, Ministry of HealthIbn Sina HospitalKuwaitKuwait

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