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Syringomyelia presenting as a mass lesion of the conus medullaris.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  515936     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
A case is presented of a young girl with syringomyelia presenting as a mass lesion of the conus medullaris. Computerized tomography of the cerical spinal cord revealed asymptomatic extension of the syrinx to that level. Seven other similar cases are reviewed, and suggestions made for preoperative diagnosis of this unusual entity.
Authors:
W F Chandler; J H Johnson
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Surgical neurology     Volume:  12     ISSN:  0090-3019     ISO Abbreviation:  Surg Neurol     Publication Date:  1979 Nov 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1980-02-15     Completed Date:  1980-02-15     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0367070     Medline TA:  Surg Neurol     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  385-8     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Adolescent
Diagnosis, Differential
Female
Humans
Spinal Cord Neoplasms / diagnosis*
Syringomyelia / diagnosis*,  radiography
Tomography, X-Ray Computed

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