Child's Nervous System

, Volume 34, Issue 8, pp 1447–1448 | Cite as

Junctional neural tube defect: a supporting case report

  • Malik AliEmail author
  • P. Daniel McNeely
Letter to the Editor


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The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of MedicineDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada
  2. 2.Division of NeurosurgeryDalhousie UniversityHalifaxCanada

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