Tethered Spinal Cord Syndrome



Related Terms: X-ray Spine, Meningitis, Neck Pain, Back Pain, Cervical Radiculopathy, Encephalocele, Folic Acid

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Dr. Tony Magana
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What is Spina Bifida? Spina bifida is a condition resulting from the malformation of the brain, skull, spinal cord, and spine to varying degrees that occurs within the first month after conception (pregnancy).   Causes of Neural Tube Defects: The embryonic tissues which will later specialize ...  Read Article »
 
What could a cleft-like appearance of the thoracic vertebra in a newborn be?
Query: Hello doctor, My daughter is one day old and on an X-ray, it is showing a cleft-like appearance on the T12 vertebra. The hospital is telling us to follow up with an orthopedic. My question is what can this mean now and in the future?  Read Full »
Dr. Lokesh
Orthopaedician And Traumatologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The cleft can be just superficial or deep going up to the spinal cord. If it is superficial then it will not be of a major concern. If its deep then there can be tethering of the spinal cord or bifid cord which can lead to neurological disorders of the lower limbs ...  Read Full »
 
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Spinal diseases are the most common cause of the disability worldwide, measured using disability-adjusted life year (DALY) parameter. Contrary to popular perception, the peak incidence of spinal disorder is not seen in the elderly but rather in the age group of 35 to 55 years. With an increase ...  Read Article »
 
 
 

 

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