Posterior Spinal Surgery for Extradural Spinal Metastasis of Round Cell Tumor in the Lower Thoracal Region

Neurologico Spinale Medico Chirurgico

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Title Posterior Spinal Surgery for Extradural Spinal Metastasis of Round Cell Tumor in the Lower Thoracal Region
 
Creator Marleen, Marleen
Mahadewa, Tjokorda GB
Sumadi, I Wayan Juli
 
Subject Extradural Tumor
Metastatis
Plasmacytoma
separate surgery
epidural spinal cord compression
 
Description Spinal cord dysfunction caused by a spinal tumor is not always easy to treat since the tumor itself possesses variably etiology and low ability of nerve impairment to recover. The most common extradural tumor is derived from metastases, followed by other pathology such as plasmacytoma, lymphoma, etc. Since histopathologically they may present as round cell tumors, pre-operative data and intraoperative findings may help the clinician to establish appropriate diagnosis. This case report aims to describe the role of posterior spinal surgery and the reasoning of the selected approach in the treatment of spinal metastasis mimicking plasmacytoma in the lower thoracal region. We report 56 years old male who has myelopathy symptoms caused by lower thoracal extradural mass lesion, which histopathological study shows round cell tumor findings. Laminectomy and posterior stabilization were undertaken, and additional rotational flap was made to close sacral decubitus ulcer defect. Axial pain was improved and the patient discharged from the hospital with improved quality of life.
 
Publisher Indoscholar
 
Date 2020-11-03
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier https://nsmc.indoscholar.com/index.php/nsmc/article/view/104
10.36444/nsmc.v3i3.104
 
Source Neurologico Spinale Medico Chirurgico; Vol 3 No 3 (2020); 93-96
2621-2064
 
Language eng
 
Relation https://nsmc.indoscholar.com/index.php/nsmc/article/view/104/107
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 Neurologico Spinale Medico Chirurgico
https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0
 

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