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Eur Spine J. 1996;5(2):125-7.

Thoracic spinal stenosis in two brothers due to vitamin D-resistant rickets.

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Walton Centre for Neurology and Neurosurgery, Liverpool, UK.

Abstract

X-linked hypophosphataemic vitamin D-resistant rickets is a rare cause of spinal canal stenosis. Two brothers with this condition presented in adulthood with thoracic myelopathy due to spinal canal stenosis. Both were treated by laminectomy using diamond-tipped burrs, with symptomatic improvement.

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