Congenital Malformations of the Spine in Children: Neuro-Imaging

  • H. S. Chuang
Part of the Principles of Pediatric Neurosurgery book series (PRINCPEDIATR)


Dysraphism is defined as incomplete or absent fusion of parts that normally unite. The term spinal dysraphism was introduced by Lichtenstein in 19401 to designate the congenital malformations of the spine that involve defective fusion of the neural tube.


Spina Bifida Axial Compute Tomography Tethered Cord Spinal Dysraphism Dermal Sinus 
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