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Intramedullary cavernous malformations.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  10783555     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Five cases of intramedullary cavernous malformations were retrospectively reviewed. There were 4 women and one man ranging in age from 30 to 67 years. Thoracic spinal cord was involved twice and cervical cord in three cases. Four of them underwent surgery: two improved, one remained stable and symptoms worsened in one. Clinical, radiological features and surgical management are discussed in the light of the follow-up and literature analysis. The role of T2* weighted sequence in MR diagnosis of intramedullary cavernomas is emphasised.
E Chabert; X Morandi; M P Carney; L Riffaud; C Louail; B Carsin-Nicol
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of neuroradiology. Journal de neuroradiologie     Volume:  26     ISSN:  0150-9861     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neuroradiol     Publication Date:  1999 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2000-05-16     Completed Date:  2000-05-16     Revised Date:  2008-02-20    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7705086     Medline TA:  J Neuroradiol     Country:  FRANCE    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  262-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
Service de Neuroradiologie, CHRU Pontchaillou, Rennes.
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MeSH Terms
Contrast Media
Follow-Up Studies
Gadolinium DTPA / diagnostic use
Hemangioma, Cavernous / diagnosis*,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging / methods
Middle Aged
Retrospective Studies
Spinal Cord Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  surgery
Treatment Outcome
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Contrast Media; 80529-93-7/Gadolinium DTPA

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