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Diastematomyelia - Imaging Findings, Case Report

Dana Albulescu(1), Carmen Albu(2), C. Constantin(3), ZOIA STOICA(3), IULIANA NICOLESCU(1)

(1)Department of Anatomy, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, (2)Department of Neurology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova, (3)Department of Radiology, University of Medicine and Pharmacy of Craiova

    Abstract: Diastematomyelia consists in dividing into two hemi spinal cord cords symmetric and asymmetric in the presence of a bone spur. Malformation is more common in women, and this paper presents the case of a patient with this rare spinal dysmorphism, in terms of imaging, MRI is the only method of exploration that can establish the diagnosis and also can highlight and malformations associated.
    Keywords: diastematomyelia, magnetic resonance imaging

DOI 10.12865/CHSJ.42.01.13 


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