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CASE REPORT
Year : 2010  |  Volume : 6  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 215-217

Spinal tuberculoma in a patient with spinal myxopapillary ependymoma


1 Department of Medical Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
2 Department of Pathology, Tata Memorial Hospital, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
3 Department of Neurosurgery, Tata Memorial Hospital, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India
4 Department of Radiation Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, King Edward Memorial Hospital, Mumbai, India

Correspondence Address:
Anusheel Munshi
Department of Radiation Oncology, Tata Memorial Hospital, E Borges Marg, Parel, Mumbai - 400 012
India
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/0973-1482.65249

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Intramedullary spinal tuberculosis is a clinical curiosity. A 19-year-old female was diagnosed and treated for lumbosacral myxopapllary ependy moma (MPE). Three years later, she presented with back pain and hypoesthesia of the left upper limb. Besides revealing local recurrence, the MRI demonstrated a fresh lesion in the cervicomedullary area. The latter was operated and the histopathology revealed a tuberculoma.


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