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Diastematomyelia — Rare and Unusual Features

  • R. L. Gilmor
  • S. Batnitzky
Conference paper

Summary

Diastematomyelia is an uncommon congenital anomaly of the spine. Four unusual variations of diastematomyelia are presented. These include (1) double diastematomyelia, (2) adult presentation, (3) diastematomyelia without a septum and unusual termination of two halves of the spinal cord, and (4) recurrence of a fibrous band following removal of an osseous septum.

Keywords

Spina Bifida Neural Plate Unusual Variation Normal Neurologic Examination Newborn Male 
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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag Berlin-Heidelberg 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. L. Gilmor
    • 1
    • 2
  • S. Batnitzky
    • 1
  1. 1.Departments of RadiologyIndiana University Medical CenterIndianapolisUSA
  2. 2.Departments of NeurosurgeryIndiana University Medical CenterIndianapolisUSA

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