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Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumour of the spine: report of a case and literature review.
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PMID:  25374299     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
Atypical teratoid rhabdoid tumour (ATRT) is a rare and highly aggressive malignant neoplasm of the central nervous system (CNS), which occurs predominantly in children less than 2 years of age. There are less than 50 cases described in adult. We report a case of primary spinal ATRT in a 65-year-old male who presented to us with cauda equina syndrome. To the best of our knowledge, our patient is the (1) second oldest patient to be diagnosed with ATRT and only the third case of adult spinal ATRT report in the literature; (2) first reported case of CNS ATRT occurring in a patient with non-rhabdoid renal cancer; (3) first adult patient of ATRT to present with cauda equina syndrome.
Priyank Sinha; Maleeha Ahmad; Ann Varghese; Tejal Parekh; Azzam Ismail; Aruna Chakrabarty; Atul Tyagi; Paul Chumas
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-11-6
Journal Detail:
Title:  European spine journal : official publication of the European Spine Society, the European Spinal Deformity Society, and the European Section of the Cervical Spine Research Society     Volume:  -     ISSN:  1432-0932     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur Spine J     Publication Date:  2014 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-11-6     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  2014-11-7    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9301980     Medline TA:  Eur Spine J     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  -     Citation Subset:  -    
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