Paraplegia due to spinal epidural neoplasia

Abstract

The literature of the last decade concerning the management and outlook of paraplegia has been focused on traumatic or other ‘benign’ causes. This paper describes a series of 74 patients with paraplegia due to malignant disease, one of the other most common causes of paraplegia.

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Keywords

  • Epidural neoplasm
  • Laminectomy
  • Paraplegia
  • Prognosis
  • Radiotherapy
  • Spinal tumour

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