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Recurrent solitary fibrous tumour of the thoracic spine. A case-report and literature review.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  23092617     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Solitary fibrous tumours (SFTs) are rare tumours originating in the soft tissues. SFT development in the spine is an exceedingly rare event about which little is known. We describe a case of SFT of the thoracic spine in a 56-year-old woman. She presented with neurological deficits that required emergency resection, which was incomplete. Two subsequent local recurrences prompted further surgical procedures. At last follow-up, 12 months after the last procedure, function was satisfactory and there was no evidence of tumour recurrence. The management of SFTs is not well standardised, and no proven adjuvant treatments are available to date. Complete excision is effective in controlling disease progression. Prolonged follow-up is mandatory.
B Bouyer; N Guedj; G Lonjon; P Guigui
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article; Review     Date:  2012-10-23
Journal Detail:
Title:  Orthopaedics & traumatology, surgery & research : OTSR     Volume:  98     ISSN:  1877-0568     ISO Abbreviation:  Orthop Traumatol Surg Res     Publication Date:  2012 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-11-06     Completed Date:  2013-05-16     Revised Date:  2013-10-31    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101494830     Medline TA:  Orthop Traumatol Surg Res     Country:  France    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  850-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
Copyright Information:
Copyright © 2012 Elsevier Masson SAS. All rights reserved.
Paris Diderot Paris 7 University, Department of Orthopaedic and Trauma Surgery, Beaujon Hospital, 100, boulevard du Général-Leclerc, 92110 Clichy, France.
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MeSH Terms
Middle Aged
Neoplasm Recurrence, Local / diagnosis*,  therapy
Solitary Fibrous Tumors / diagnosis*,  therapy*
Spinal Neoplasms / diagnosis*,  therapy*
Thoracic Vertebrae*

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