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Management of Tethered Cord Syndrome With a Normally Positioned Conus in Children

Initial Management at Presentation

  • Surgery: When it has been determined that a patient’s clinical symptoms are most consistent with a tethered spinal cord, surgery is offered.

Adjunctive Therapies

  • None


  • Routine: Patients are seen 1 week later for wound observation and are allowed to return to normal activities within 2 weeks. Patients are then seen every year without specific testing.