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Neurological Surgery Clinical Services
Spine Tumors


Overview:

Spine tumors may be intrinsic to the spinal cord or nerve roots or they may be metastatic tumors from cancer elsewhere in the body, such as the lung or breast. The patient presents with pain and a variety of neurological symptoms; the tumors are diagnosed with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), sometimes using contrast material.

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Case Study

The following case study summarizes a sample case report to help patients and families understand how our team of world-class doctors treat spinal tumors.

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