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Pediatric intramedullary cavernous malformation of the conus medullaris: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  21120507     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Cavernous malformations of the conus medullaris are rare lesions; only 9 cases have been reported in the literature. Most cases are described in adults and only one case has been reported in pediatric age group. In this report, the authors describe a 16-year-old male presenting with acute myelopathy due to an intramedullary cavernous malformation of the conus medullaris. The clinical, radiological and surgical features of this patient are presented and discussed and relevant literature of this rare lesion is reviewed.
Mahmoud Reza Khalatbari; Mehrdokht Hamidi; Yashar Moharamzad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2010-12-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  27     ISSN:  1433-0350     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  2011 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-21     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  Germany    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  507-11     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Neurosurgery, Arad Hospital, Tehran, Iran.
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