Nonsurgical Diseases of the Spinal Cord Presenting as Surgical Diseases

  • Joan L. Venes
Part of the Principles of Pediatric Neurosurgery book series (PRINCPEDIATR)


Although nonsurgical diseases may, on occasion, present in such a manner as to suggest a surgical lesion of the spinal cord, most will reveal themselves during a careful history-taking and physical examination.


Idiopathic Scoliosis Infectious Mononucleosis Epidural Abscess Tethered Cord Surgical Disease 
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