This volume covers the known details of all subtypes of occult spinal dysraphism in unprecedented detail. This 21 chapter
invaluable resource begins with a deep dive into the history and embryology of occult spinal dysraphisms. Following this,
subtypes of occult spinal dysraphism are thoroughly explored - of which include split cord malformations, tethered cord
syndromes, adult presentations/outcomes of occult spinal dysraphism, cutaneous stigmata. Chapters will cover the clinical
presentation, radiological features, and surgical nuances of each of the occult spinal dysraphisms. Throughout the book, expertly
written text is supplemented by a number of high quality figures and tables, as well as a video documenting surgical treatment
of type 1 split cord malformation.
By focusing on each entity currently grouped within this topic
as a separate chapter, the most up-to-date information will be provided to the reader, making Occult Spinal Dysraphism a must-have
resource for students, practitioners and medical professionals involved in treating spinal dsyraphism.