A rare case of intramedullary lipoma associated with cyst
Falavigna, Asdrubal [UNIFESP]
Segatto, Ana Claudia
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Intramedullary lipomas are benign tumours of the spinal cord corresponding to 1% of all primitive intramedullary tumours. We report a rare case of true intramedullary lipoma associated with cyst. the patient underwent subtotal resection and the diagnosis was made by histopathological examination. There was postoperative neurological improvement.
CitationArquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria. São Paulo, SP: Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, v. 59, n. 1, p. 112-115, 2001.
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