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Subependymoma of the spinal cord: case report and review of the literature.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11148079     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Spinal cord subependymoma is a rare tumour with only 39 reported cases in the literature. The authors report a further case of this neoplasm in a 53 year old man with a progressive paraparesis, paraesthesias of the lower limbs and sphincter disturbance. The tumour was partly removed, without progression 5 years after surgery. After a careful review of the literature, the optimal treatment of this spinal tumour is debated.
A Dario; P Fachinetti; M Cerati; A Dorizzi
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Journal of clinical neuroscience : official journal of the Neurosurgical Society of Australasia     Volume:  8     ISSN:  0967-5868     ISO Abbreviation:  J Clin Neurosci     Publication Date:  2001 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-01-26     Completed Date:  2001-05-31     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9433352     Medline TA:  J Clin Neurosci     Country:  Scotland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  48-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Neurosurgical Division, Varese Regional Hospital and Macchi Foundation, Varese, Italy.
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MeSH Terms
Glioma, Subependymal / pathology*,  physiopathology,  surgery
Magnetic Resonance Imaging
Middle Aged
Recovery of Function / physiology
Spinal Cord Neoplasms / pathology*,  physiopathology,  surgery
Thoracic Vertebrae
Treatment Outcome

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