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Uncommon progression of an extradural spinal meningioma.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  25243091     Owner:  NLM     Status:  PubMed-not-MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Extradural spinal meningiomas are rare. Our understanding of purely extradural spinal meningiomas is still incomplete and they may be easily confused with malignant neoplasms, much more common in this location. We report a rare case of a purely extradural thoracic spine meningioma in a 70-year-old man, with an unusual progression. In addition we discuss the pathogenesis of these tumors and the potential pitfalls in differential diagnosis and review the relevant literature concerning their treatment and outcome.
Authors:
Atef Ben Nsir; Mohamed Boughamoura; Houda Mahmoudi; Mohamed Kilani; Nejib Hattab
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2014-08-27
Journal Detail:
Title:  Case reports in surgery     Volume:  2014     ISSN:  2090-6900     ISO Abbreviation:  Case Rep Surg     Publication Date:  2014  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-09-22     Completed Date:  2014-09-22     Revised Date:  2014-09-24    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101580191     Medline TA:  Case Rep Surg     Country:  United States    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  630876     Citation Subset:  -    
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