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First description of an intradural disc herniation at the C7-T1 level
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19806528     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
41 cases of cervical intradural disc herniation have been reported in the literature, none at the C7-T1 level. We describe a case of myelopathy after a fall. The female patient suffered an ataxia of the legs in combination with unilateral C8 cervicocephalgia and hypaesthesia. Magnetic resonance imaging revealed a space-occupying lesion at C7-T1, so we suspected a tumour. After a dorsolateral approach, an intradural disc herniation was found. Six months after the operation, the patient is free of complaints.
D Woischneck; B Schmitz; T Kapapa
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; English Abstract; Journal Article     Date:  2009-10-05
Journal Detail:
Title:  Zeitschrift f??r Orthop??die und Unfallchirurgie     Volume:  147     ISSN:  1864-6697     ISO Abbreviation:  -     Publication Date:    2009 Sep-Oct
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-10-06     Completed Date:  2010-01-15     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101308227     Medline TA:  Z Orthop Unfall     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  ger     Pagination:  600-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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Georg Thieme Verlag KG Stuttgart, New York.
Klinik f??r Neurochirurgie, Klinikum Landshut.
Vernacular Title:
Erstbeschreibung eines intraduralen Bandscheibenvorfalls in H??he C7/TH1.
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MeSH Terms
Cervical Vertebrae / pathology,  surgery*
Diagnosis, Differential
Dura Mater / pathology,  surgery*
Follow-Up Studies
Intervertebral Disk Degeneration / diagnosis,  surgery*
Intervertebral Disk Displacement / diagnosis,  surgery*
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Nerve Compression Syndromes / diagnosis,  surgery
Neurologic Examination
Spinal Cord Compression / diagnosis,  surgery*
Spinal Nerve Roots / pathology,  surgery
Thoracic Vertebrae / pathology,  surgery*
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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