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atypical_teratoid_rhabdoid_tumor_of_the_cauda_equina

a very unusual case of primary spinal AT/RT extensively involving the spinal cord from T11 down to the cauda equina. In this patient, the tumor was highly aggressive and resulted in extensive dissemination into the nerve roots and paraspinal soft tissue rapidly resulting in the patient's death 1 month after diagnosis. to the best of our knowledge, this degree of involvement of the spine by a primary AT/RT has not been described before 1).

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Shiflett JM, Herrington BL, Joyner DA, Saad AG. Atypical Teratoid Rhabdoid Tumor of the Cauda Equina in a Child: Report of a Very Unusual Case. Appl Immunohistochem Mol Morphol. 2020;28(7):e58-e62. doi:10.1097/PAI.0000000000000620
atypical_teratoid_rhabdoid_tumor_of_the_cauda_equina.txt · Last modified: 2020/09/04 10:31 by administrador