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The filum terminale internum and externum: A comprehensive review

Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia | 15 Jan 2017

E Saker, BM Henry, KA Tomaszewski, M Loukas, J Iwanaga, RJ Oskouian and RS Tubbs
Abstract
The filum terminale has oven been overlooked in the literature probably due to its small size and historical lack of research on its true morphology. However, this structure’s roll in the tethered cord syndrome has become more apparent. Therefore, the current comprehensive review seemed timely.
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Filum terminale internum, Tethered spinal cord syndrome, The Current, History of science, Cauda equina, Filum terminale, Conus medullaris, Spinal cord
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