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CORD, measures. A cord of wood must, when the wood is piled close, measure eight feet by four, and the wood must be four feet long. There are various local regulations in our principal cities as to the manner in which wood shall be measured and sold.

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Based on the findings in our patient, we suggest that tethered cord be added to the list of spinal cord abnormalities.
Boop FA, Russell A, Chadduck WM: Diagnosis and management of the tethered cord syndrome.
Yamada S, Iacono RP, Andrade T, et al: Pathophysiology of tethered cord syndrome.
In 1981, Yamada and colleagues called it tethered cord syndrome, referring to two groups of patients: those with tethered spinal cord as described by Hoffman et al.
In general, the child with tethered cord syndrome presents with a variety of signs and symptoms that are not gender specific; these present as cutaneous, musculoskeletal, urologic, and neurologic manifestations.
Any cutaneous finding is an indication to obtain a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of that area of the spine to rule out tethered cord.