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darkinhereddarkinhere Posts: 1
edited 06/11/2012 - 8:54 AM in New Member Introductions
Hi All
My name is Vincent,and I am a 40 year old male from South Africa.
I was born with Spina Bifida MMC with Hydracephalus and was diagnosed with Tethered Cord Sydrome\Split Cord Malformation and Arnold Chiari type 2 about 5 years ago
I had detethering surgery about 2 years ago and it was unsuccessful
I also had another op for the recurrence of hydracephalus in Feb last year,and had another drain inserted
I hope to make lots of new friends here
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  • Hi,
    I am new here too, I hope you find lots of support and help here too. You sound as if you have had more than your fair share of surgery!
  • Hi Vincent,

    Welcome to spine-health. Have a look around and you will find other whom have the same issue as yourself. What level of your spine did they do the deteethering at? Or I should say what levels of your spine are your issues at? There is a lot of knowledge in the old post and the doctor written peer reviewed literature.

    I do hope you get some relief soon. Just thought I would stop by and welcome you to spine-health. If there is anything I can do don't hesitate to pm me. Take care and look forward to reading more of your post.
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  • you have found a great site, lots of info and awesome people to support you. Enjoy the exploration!
    take care
    Bonnie
  • hi and welcome to the forum! :H we are here to offer you support and answer what questions we can. i am not famaliar with your medical situation but i do know illness and pain and we do share that!! i am so glad you dropped in! please have a good look around and make yourself at home! stop by anytime, there is always a spiney around! Jenny :)
  • error, sorry!!!!
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  • error,sorry!! :)
  • Welcome to the site! I'm new here too.
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