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Chondrosarcoma of the spine.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  715548     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Involvement of the spine by chondrosarcoma is rare. Three recent cases involving the cervical with or without extension to the thoracic spine are reported. Detailed radiologic investigations to evaluate the extent of the disease are essential to management. Computerized axial tomography and angiography were performed in 1 case and were extremely helpful. Surgical resection of the lesion is the only currently effective method of treatment, but long-term survival figures are not good.
M B Camins; A W Duncan; J Smith; R C Marcove
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Spine     Volume:  3     ISSN:  0362-2436     ISO Abbreviation:  Spine     Publication Date:  1978 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-01-24     Completed Date:  1979-01-24     Revised Date:  2009-07-09    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7610646     Medline TA:  Spine (Phila Pa 1976)     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  202-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Child, Preschool
Chondrosarcoma / pathology,  radiography,  surgery*
Middle Aged
Spinal Fusion
Spinal Neoplasms / pathology,  radiography,  surgery*

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