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CASE REPORT
Year : 2015  |  Volume : 10  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 226-228

A rare case of type 1 C split cord malformation with single dural sheath


Department of Neurosurgery, All Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi, India

Correspondence Address:
Ashok K. Mahapatra
Room No 720, Department of Neurosurgery, Cardio-Neuro Centre, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi
India
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Source of Support: Nil, Conflict of Interest: None declared.


DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.161196

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Split cord malformation (SCM) is a rare congenital anomaly in which the cord is split over a portion of its length to form double dural tubes (SCM type I) or two hemicords in a single dural sheath (SCM type II). Dachling Pang classified SCM into 2 types with type I SCM consisting of two hemicords, each contained within its own dural sheath and separated by rigid osseocartilaginous median septum. We report a rare case of SCM type 1 c in which there was a single dural sheath.


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