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Year : 2005  |  Volume : 53  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 351--353

Lumbo-costo-vertebral syndrome with posterior spinal dysraphism


Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India

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G Samson Sujit Kumar
Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore - 632 004, Tamilnadu
India
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DOI: 10.4103/0028-3886.16943

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Lumbo-costo-vertebral syndrome, which includes abnormalities of the vertebral bodies, ribs and trunk musculature, is very rare and only few cases have been reported. We report a case of 18-month-old female child with absent ribs, hemivertebrae, superior lumbar hernia (features of lumbo-costo-vertebral syndrome) and posterior spinal dysraphism, which to our knowledge is the first case in the English literature with such a combination of defects. Embryology and management of the case is discussed.






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