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Intramedullary spinal cord tumor
presenting as the initial manifestation of metastatic colon cancer: case report and review of the literature.
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 .
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.