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Ahead of Print: Neurological Presentations, Imaging, and Associated Anomalies in 50 Patients With Sacral Agenesis
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Emami-Naeini, Parisa MD, MPH; Rahbar, Ziba MD, MPH; Nejat, Farideh MD, MPH; Kajbafzadeh, Abdolmohammad MD; El Khashab, Mostafa MD, PhD
BACKGROUND: Sacral agenesis is an uncommon congenital disorder that involves multiple organs.
OBJECTIVE: We studied neurological manifestations of the disease, common associated disorders, and their relation with extent of bony malformation.
METHODS: We investigated neurological manifestations of 50 patients with sacral agenesis. Patients were evaluated for previous procedures, ambulation, limb abnormalities, vertebral alignment, recurrent urinary tract infection, urinary incontinence, dribbling, dimple, lower extremities weakness, myelomeningocele (MMC), and lipomyelomenangocele. Read the rest of this entry »