Cervical Myelopathy Secondary to Lower Cervical Spondylosis in Down’s Patients

  • T. S. WhitecloudIII
  • P. M. Olive
  • J. T. Bennett
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The incidence of cervical myelopathy in Down’s syndrome patients secondary to abnormalities of the upper cervical spine have been well documented [3]. However, this study indicates that lower cervical spondylosis may prove to be more significant than upper cervical abnormalities as a causative factor of cervical spondylotic myelopathy in this group of patients.


Cervical Spine Spinal Stenosis Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy Cervical Myelopathy Cervical Spondylosis 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • T. S. WhitecloudIII
    • 1
  • P. M. Olive
    • 1
  • J. T. Bennett
    • 1
  1. 1.New OrleansUSA

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