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Intramedullary spinal cord gangliocytoma: case report and a review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15739067     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
We present a case of intramedullary spinal gangliocytoma in a 19-year-old woman who presented with a long history of hyperhidrosis of the face and neck areas and intermittent pain of the hands. The tumor involved the cervico-thoracic region of the spinal cord from C7-T3. The patient underwent debulking of the lesion and remains neurologically stable at two years follow-up. A discussion of this case is followed by a review of the literature surrounding this rare clinicopathological entity.
Authors:
Jeffrey T Jacob; Aaron A Cohen-Gadol; Bernd W Scheithauer; William E Krauss
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article     Date:  2005-03-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Neurosurgical review     Volume:  28     ISSN:  0344-5607     ISO Abbreviation:  Neurosurg Rev     Publication Date:  2005 Oct 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-09-15     Completed Date:  2005-12-07     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  7908181     Medline TA:  Neurosurg Rev     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  326-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Neurologic Surgery, Mayo Clinic and Mayo Foundation, Rochester, MN, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adult
Female
Ganglioneuroma / complications,  pathology,  surgery*
Humans
Hyperhidrosis / etiology
Neurosurgical Procedures
Pain / etiology
Spinal Cord Neoplasms / complications,  pathology,  surgery*

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