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When tethered spinal cord syndrome is suspected in a newborn under 3 months old, the easiest and fastest way to confirm the diagnosis is with an ultrasound of the baby's back.
Because the bones in an infant's back become thicker with age, ultrasounds are not usually helpful in diagnosing tethered spinal cord syndrome in children older than 3 months. In these children, the most effective diagnostic procedure is Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI).
Depending on your child's individual symptoms and circumstances, your treating clinician may also recommend other tests, such as:
Learn more about the Tethered Spinal Cord Program and other support services at Boston Children’s.
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