Adult Tethered Cord - UCLA Neurosurgery, Los Angeles, CA - adult tethered spinal cord

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adult tethered spinal cord


The common factor in all tethered cord conditions is that the spinal cord's Diagnosis of congenital or acquired tethered cord is relatively rare in adults.

Adult tethered cord syndrome presents with various neurological symptoms such as The spinal cord was untethered (fig 2), after which the refractory diarrhoea.

Adult Tethered Cord is characterized by a spinal cord that is located at an abnormally low position within the spinal canal. The position in which it comes to rest.