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Expert’s Comment concerning Grand Rounds case entitled “Idiopathic spinal cord herniation: consideration of its pathogenesis based on the histopathology of the dura mater’’ by S. Shimizu et al. (Eur Spine J; 2017. DOI 10.1007/s00586-017-5147-y)

  • David ChoiEmail author
Expert's Comment

Notes

Compliance with ethical standards

Conflict of interest

The author has no conflict of interest.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryNational Hospital for Neurology and NeurosurgeryLondonUK

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