Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item:
|Scopus||Web of Science®||Altmetric|
|Title:||Isolated spinal cord lipoma|
|Citation:||Journal of Clinical Neuroscience, 2003; 10(6):692-694|
|R. Pathi, M. Kiley, M. Sage|
|Abstract:||A case of isolated intradural spinal cord lipoma is presented. Most isolated spinal cord lipomas are intradural extramed-ullary, and the most common location is subpial. True intramedullary lipomas are very rare. Patient history is usually of months to years of local back pain, with recent escalation of pain and development of neurological symptoms. MRI examination shows a well circumscribed lesion of high signal on both T1 and T2 weighted images, and suppression on fat saturation sequence. Subtotal resection is the surgical aim. This improves pain but neurological symptoms rarely improve, usually are unchanged, and occasionally are worse.|
|Keywords:||spinal cord lipoma; intradural|
|Rights:||Copyright © 2003 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved.|
|Appears in Collections:||Medicine publications|
Files in This Item:
There are no files associated with this item.
Items in DSpace are protected by copyright, with all rights reserved, unless otherwise indicated.