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Myelopathy in Marfan's syndrome
  1. P. K. Newman,
  2. P. J. B. Tilley
  1. Department of Neurology, Middlesbrough General Hospital, Middlesbrough, Cleveland


    A patient with Marfan's syndrome and a myelopathy is reported, and the association of multiple spinal arachnoid cysts noted. It is proposed that the basic connective tissue defect in Marfan's syndrome may predispose to the formation of arachnoid diverticuli and that in this case spinal cord damage was the sequel.

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