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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1997;21(4):784-789.
Neurogenic Bladder in the Patients with Tethered Cord Syndrome: A case report.
Park, Jeong Mee , Park, Roh Wook , Lee, Young Hee
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Yonsei University Wonju College of Medicine, Korea.
Tethered Cord Syndrome 환자에서의 신경인성 방광 ⁣증례 보고⁣
박정미, 박노욱, 이영희
연세대학교 원주의과대학 재활의학교실
Abstract

Tethered spinal cord syndrome can be defined as a low conus medullaris extending below L2 vertebral level and/or a thickened filum terminale above 2 mm in diameter. Among the neurologic symptoms, neurogenic bladder and bowel is the most common and leaves significant sequale that the patients being disabled not physically but socially. Early recognition and detethering operation are recommended but proper bladder management with regular follow-up should be accompanied for better prognosis.

Here, three cases of the neurogenic bladder with tethered spinal cord syndrome who primarily had myelodysplasia are presented with review of the articles.

Key Words: Tethered cord syndrome, Neurogenic bladder, Detethering


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