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Occult spinal dysraphism - tethered cord diastematomyelia and spinal lipoma

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Description: FULL-TERM, 2725-g female infant was born by vacuum extraction delivery following an uncomplicated pregnancy. The infant appeared normal except for a tuft of dark hair covering the skin of the lumbar area (Figure 1). She moved her extremities well and showed normal sensation and strength.
Arch Pediatr Adolesc Med. 2002 Apr;156(4):407-8. Radiological case of the month. Occult spinal dysraphism (tethered cord, diastematomyelia, and spinal lipoma). Epelman M, Makhoul IR, Golsher D, Sujov P.

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Author/Contact: Epelman et al
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