My son is almost 3 years old. He was born with tethered cord(untethered by his ped. neurosurgeon 2 years ago), a fatty lipoma in the lumbar region(removed by his ped. neurosurgeon), a missing vertebrate, and a syrinx secondary to the tethered cord. The main concern right now is the syrinx, which gets "minutely bigger" with each MRI. His surgeon states that he wants to just monitor the situation. Should I just expect that my son will require more surgery in the future due to the syrinx?
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