can result from variety of conditions.
Currarino syndrome with intramedullary spinal cord abscess related communication between the tethered cord
and a presacral mass: a case report," Journal of Pediatric Surgery Case Reports, vol.
3%) had spinal dysraphism, with 15 having spina bifida, 11 tethered cord
, 10 myelomeningocele, 7 diastematomyelia, 6 associated spinal lipomas, 3 had a dermal sinus tract, 2 myeloceles and 1 had an associated dermoid cyst.
Neurological evaluation demonstrated no neurological deficit arising from the tethered cord
A case of tethered cord
syndrome in the conus medullaris together with an intradural intramedullar tumor seen in an 8-year-old female patient is presented and discussed here.
After the operation, long-term follow-up of the patient for tethered cord
Additionally, there are increasing reports5-7 of a lower conus position in patients with adult tethered cord
syndrome (TCS) and transient neurologic syndrome (TNS), and incidents of spinal cord injury caused by spinal anesthesia or combined
as a cause of scoliosis in children with a myelomeningocele.
Bringing together information from neurophysiology, neuropharmacology, neurology, urology, gastroenterology, and other disciplines, a group of contributors currently or previously associated with the uro-neurology department at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery in London address the evaluation and pharmacological, non-pharmacological, and surgical management of bladder, bowel, and sexual dysfunction, and the effects of specific conditions like cortical and subcortical disorders, Parkinson's disease, multiple system atrophy, multiple sclerosis, spinal cord injury, spina bifida and tethered cord
syndrome, cauda equina damage, neuromuscular disorders, and urinary retention.
Associated incomplete retrogressive differentiation results in tethered cord
Inflammatory processes such as arachnoiditis, fibrosis, inflammatory pseudotumor, and tethered cord
may complicate the postoperative state (Figure 8).
This year's conference was scheduled to feature experts from across the nation on key topics such as the new Medicare wheelchair guidelines, Medicaid trust funds, treatment for tethered cord
and syringomyelia, and disaster preparedness, as well as a frill exhibit hall of new products and equipment.