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Spinal epidural meningioma in a child.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  1288857     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
A case of spinal epidural meningioma in a 14-year-old girl is presented. Myelographic and computed tomographic findings led to the preoperative diagnosis of a metastatic lesion. Histological examination revealed the tumor to be a meningioma. Total resection was accomplished and the patient made a very good neurological recovery. A review of the literature reveals that these tumors have rarely been reported, especially in childhood.
H J Chen; C C Lui; L Chen
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Child's nervous system : ChNS : official journal of the International Society for Pediatric Neurosurgery     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0256-7040     ISO Abbreviation:  Childs Nerv Syst     Publication Date:  1992 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1993-03-23     Completed Date:  1993-03-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  8503227     Medline TA:  Childs Nerv Syst     Country:  GERMANY    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  465-7     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Surgery, Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, Republic of China.
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MeSH Terms
Epidural Neoplasms / pathology,  radiography*
Meningeal Neoplasms / pathology,  radiography*
Meningioma / pathology,  radiography*

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