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S1 radiculopathy due to adenocarcinoma: a case study.
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PMID:  14998105     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
What may initially appear to be a classic presentation of a common condition--in this case sciatic radiculopathy from presumed disc herniation--can sometimes reflect a more ominous process. This article discusses the presentation, diagnosis, and management of a patient initially referred for neurosurgical consultation for S1 radiculopathy suspected to be due to a work-related injury. Final diagnosis was metastatic adenocarcinoma of the rectum.
Mark C Coles
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The Journal of neuroscience nursing : journal of the American Association of Neuroscience Nurses     Volume:  36     ISSN:  0888-0395     ISO Abbreviation:  J Neurosci Nurs     Publication Date:  2004 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2004-03-04     Completed Date:  2004-04-14     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8603596     Medline TA:  J Neurosci Nurs     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  40-1     Citation Subset:  IM; N    
Atlantic Neurosurgery, Virginia Beach, VA, USA.
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MeSH Terms
Adenocarcinoma / complications*,  pathology,  radiography
Lumbosacral Region
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Radiculopathy / diagnosis,  etiology*
Spinal Cord Neoplasms / complications*,  pathology,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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