Letters Managing chronic pain in children and adolescents

Tethered cord syndrome should be considered

BMJ 2003; 327 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.327.7416.681-a (Published 18 September 2003) Cite this as: BMJ 2003;327:681
  1. Lynton G Giles, adjunct associate professor (lgiles@austarnet.com.au)
  1. School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Queensland 4810, Australia

    EDITOR–Eccleston and Malleson refer to the important and often frustrating topic of managing chronic pain in children and adolescents.1 I reported a case of a 15 year old schoolgirl with chronic increasing pain (for approximately three years) of the thoracolumbar junction that extended bilaterally into …

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