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Metastasis of choriocarcinoma to lumbar and sacral column.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15036724     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
We describe the case of a patient who reported a 4-month history of edema in the lower right limb, which was accompanied by pain and paresthesia and which progressed to flaccid paraplegia. Two years earlier she had undergone a uterine curettage for hydatidiform mole. Metastases of a choriocarcinoma to the lumbar and sacral segments of the column were diagnosed.
Renato Augusto Menegaz; Andréa Duarte Resende; Cléber Sérgio da Silva; Ana Cristina Macedo Barcelos; Eddie Fernando Candido Murta
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't    
Journal Detail:
Title:  European journal of obstetrics, gynecology, and reproductive biology     Volume:  113     ISSN:  0301-2115     ISO Abbreviation:  Eur. J. Obstet. Gynecol. Reprod. Biol.     Publication Date:  2004 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-23     Completed Date:  2004-06-17     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0375672     Medline TA:  Eur J Obstet Gynecol Reprod Biol     Country:  Ireland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  110-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Discipline of Gynecology and Obstetrics, Faculty of Medicine of Triângulo Mineiro, Av. Getúlio Guaritá, s/n, 38025-440 Uberaba, MG, Brazil.
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MeSH Terms
Choriocarcinoma / complications,  diagnosis*,  radionuclide imaging,  secondary
Diagnosis, Differential
Fatal Outcome
Lumbar Vertebrae
Middle Aged
Paraplegia / etiology
Spinal Neoplasms / complications,  diagnosis*,  radionuclide imaging,  secondary
Uterine Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  pathology

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