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Table 5 Surgical findings

From: Tethered cord syndrome: surgical outcome of 43 cases and review of literatures

Parameter No %
Dura
 Intact 12 28
 Adhesions 36 84
 Defect 31 72
Cord
 Intact 16 37
 Split 14 33
 Compressed 13 30
Roots
 Intact 15 35
 Adhesions 12 28
 Lipomatous amalgamation 16 37
Filum
 Thickened 28 65
 Midline 8 19
 Displaced 20 57
 Unidentified 15 35