Tight Filum Terminale

The simplest and perhaps the most easily imagined form of spinal cord tethering is that produced by a thickened, fatty, filum terminale. This may present with asymmetric neurological or orthopedic abnormalities in the lower limbs and is well seen on sagittal and axial T1-weighted MRI as high signal within the filum associated with a low-lying conus. Treatment simply involves division of the filum, ensuring that no nerve roots are attached to it. On occasion, at operation, the proximal end of the filum may spring out of view superiorly, providing convincing evidence of the tethering process.

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

Cure Your Yeast Infection For Good

The term vaginitis is one that is applied to any inflammation or infection of the vagina, and there are many different conditions that are categorized together under this ‘broad’ heading, including bacterial vaginosis, trichomoniasis and non-infectious vaginitis.

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