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Eosinophilic granuloma of C4 causing spinal cord compression.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  8934025     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A rare case of vertebral eosinophilic granuloma (C4) causing spinal cord compression is reported. The clinical, histological and radiological features of this pathological entity are discussed. After surgery a complete neurological recovery was observed. The value, in selected cases, of surgical treatment with total removal of the tumour and reconstruction of the spine to ensure spinal stability and to prevent irreversible neurological deficit is emphasized.
Authors:
G Maggi; N de Sanctis; F Aliberti; A Nunziata Rega
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0256-7040     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  1996 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1997-03-03     Completed Date:  1997-03-03     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  630-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Division of Neurosurgery, Santobono Children's Hospital, Naples, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Cervical Vertebrae / physiopathology*,  surgery
Child
Eosinophilic Granuloma / complications*,  physiopathology,  surgery
Humans
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Male
Spinal Cord Compression / etiology*,  surgery
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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