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Neurological aspects of spinal disorders in children 

Neurological aspects of spinal disorders in children
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Neurological aspects of spinal disorders in children
Author(s):

Najma Farooq

, S.K. Tucker

, and D. Thompson

DOI:
10.1093/med/9780199550647.003.013008
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date: 15 December 2018

Spinal neurological problems may be a focal anomaly or part of a systemic disorder

The neuro-orthopaedic syndrome should be considered in any dysraphic patient with a changing clinical picture—urological symptoms respond well to prompt untethering

Ten per cent of central nervous system tumours originate in the spinal cord—they may be intramedullary, intradural extramedullary, or extradural.

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