spinal cord tumor

spinal cord tumor

Spinal tumor Neurology A neoplasm of the spinal cord–intramedullary, meninges–extramedullary, intradural, between meninges and vertebrae–extradural or overlapping; most are extradural Types 1º–arising in the spine, or 2º, usually metastatic–eg, CA of lung, breast, prostate, kidney, etc Clinical Sx by compressing the spinal cord or nerve roots, invading normal tissue or by ischemia due to intravascular obstruction. See Spinal shock.
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"The #SiblingSupportProgram will be the first and only national support program for siblings impacted by a childhood brain and spinal cord tumor diagnosis.
The equipment to be acquired will perform at least the following cuts: Acoustical neuromuscular disease, Scoliosis, Spinal cord sprain, Epilepsy surgery, Cerebral tumor, Spinal cord tumor, Peripheral neurons removal or clotting release, Aneurysm, Intrauterine implant, Thyroid gland, Parotid gland and vestibular neuralgia.
A recent prospective study of 959 patients undergoing deformity correction, ossification of the posterior longitudinal element, and spinal cord tumor resection surgeries used a more conservative TcMEP alarm threshold than is typical--70% decrease in amplitude--and found sensitivity and specificity to be 95% and 91%, respectively.
They represent around 85% of all NSTs, which are the most common form of spinal cord tumor, corresponding approximately to 30% of all primary spinal neoplasms and having roughly the same incidence as meningiomas [1].
Husam Al-Habib, consultant neurosurgeon, said that intra-operative neurophysiological monitoring was a new technology that was recently implemented at the hospital while performing complex spinal cord tumor surgeries on two patients.
Ayotte, an accomplished athlete and instructor, is partially paralyzed himself after a spinal cord tumor was removed in 1988.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Scientists discovered one of the most important cellular mechanisms driving the growth and progression of meningioma, the most common form of brain and spinal cord tumor.
Spinal cord tumor or cervical spine disease with nerve entrapment are two of three important differential diagnoses to consider in a patient with neuropathic itching on the extensor forearms, elbows, and arms that is typical of brachioradial pruritus.
Peripheral neuropathy is often caused by treatable conditions--such as vitamin deficiency, infection or inflammation, a spinal cord tumor, or diabetes--that can be reversed or stopped from progressing.
Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) studies are done to investigate if the presence of a brain or spinal cord tumor or a herniated disk is responsible for the patient's complaint of muscle weakness.
Lhermitte's sigh as a presenting symptom of primary spinal cord tumor. J Neurooncol 1996; 29:183-8.