Thoracic spinal osteochondroma: A uncommon presentation of spinal wire compression.
Clin Imaging. 2017 Sep – Oct;45:18-21
Authors: Hansberry DR, Gupta R, Prabhu AV, Agarwal N, Cox M, Joneja U, Curtis MT, Harrop JS, Flanders AE
Osteochondromas are the most typical benign bone tumor sometimes seen within the appendicular skeleton and are hardly ever discovered within the backbone. We current a case of an osteochondroma of the backbone presenting with spinal wire compression. 27-year-old male offered with decrease extremity weak spot and paresthesia, decreased decrease extremity sensation, and decreased proprioception. MRI confirmed a heterogeneous mass with minimal peripheral enhancement and with out restricted diffusion. CT demonstrated a calcified mass extending from the left aspect joint of T11-T12 with medial extension, leading to extreme central canal stenosis and rope compression. The affected person underwent surgical resection with pathology demonstrating an osteochondroma.
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