Compressive myelopathy in Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome: clinical and pathological findings.


Journal Article

A 41-year-old woman with Maroteaux-Lamy syndrome developed spastic tetraparesis due to a compressive cervical myelopathy. There was substantial improvement following laminectomy and excision of the markedly thickened dura. Light and electron microscopic studies showed extensive accumulations of balloon cells in the dura.

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Cited Authors

  • Young, R; Kleinman, G; Ojemann, RG; Kolodny, E; Davis, K; Halperin, J; Zalneraitis, E; DeLong, GR

Published Date

  • September 1, 1980

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 8 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 336 - 340

PubMed ID

  • 6776877

Pubmed Central ID

  • 6776877

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0364-5134

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1002/ana.410080321


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States