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A uncommon big intradural extramedullary ependymoma.

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A uncommon big intradural extramedullary ependymoma.

World Neurosurg. 2017 Dec 20;:

Authors: Liao D, Zhang J, Chen H

Summary
A 23-year-old feminine was admitted to our hospital as a result of she had suffered from again ache for three years and paralysis of each decrease limbs for 10 days. Neurologic examination confirmed sensory disturbance and full paralysis in bilateral decrease extremities with unfavorable Babinski signal. Distinction-enhanced MRI confirmed there was an enhanced intradural lesion between T2 to T12, which pressed the spinal wire. The lesion was resected fully by laminectomy method, and the tumor was completely intradural extramedullary. Postoperative pathologic findings confirmed the lesion was ependymoma. The preoperative signs barely recovered after the surgical procedure. The again ache disappeared and muscle energy of each decrease extremities returned to degree four one yr after the operation. In the meantime, her sensory perform in each legs improved however was not fully regular. Intradural extramedullary main ependymomas are uncommon. To our data, this case is the most important one ever reported within the literatures.

PMID: 29274444 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher]

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