Stroke – General Information and Physiology, Selected from Handbook of Neurosurgery, 9e, Mark S. Greenberg, 2019

A Case: Syringomyelia and Tethered Cord

A 10-month-old girl born at full term by cesarean section was healthy but was noted to have mild hypertonia. Over the past few months she has been increasingly irritable. Her mother reports that her urine stream can be strong and at other times is very weak. She is crawling and at times she does try to stand, but she toe walks with assistance.


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