Cervical Periosteal Chondroma Inflicting Spinal Wire or Nerve Compression: 2 Case Reviews and Literature Evaluate.
World Neurosurg. 2018 Jun;114:99-105
Authors: Inoue T, Ohara Y, Niiro T, Endo T, Tominaga T, Mizuno JI
BACKGROUND: Chondroma is a uncommon benign cartilaginous tumor that originates in chondrocytes and is often seen within the lengthy bones; nonetheless, it sometimes happens within the cervical backbone.
CASE DESCRIPTIONS: We report 2 sufferers with cervical periosteal chondroma that originated within the C2 vertebral physique and C1 lamina as extramedullary tumors. The primary affected person was a 28-year-old man who introduced with proper higher extremity weak spot and numbness. Cervical radiography revealed a bony tumor with proof of extreme spinal twine compression. The second affected person was a 26-year-old girl with left occipital neuralgia. Cervical radiography demonstrated a bony tumor arising from the left C1 lateral mass that compressed the C2 nerve root. Each sufferers underwent surgical removing of the bony tumors, which have been identified as periosteal chondroma.
CONCLUSIONS: The authors herein summarized 16 earlier experiences of cervical chondroma and in contrast the medical programs and coverings. Really useful therapy included maximal surgical resection, particularly when vital compression of the cervical twine and sign abnormality throughout the twine was noticed. Annual postoperative follow-up is obligatory to make sure correct neurologic enchancment.
PMID: 29550598 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]