A rare case of intramedullary lipoma associated with cyst

A rare case of intramedullary lipoma associated with cyst

Author Falavigna, Asdrubal Autor UNIFESP Google Scholar
Segatto, Ana Claudia Google Scholar
Salgado, Karine Google Scholar
Institution Univ Caxias Sul
Universidade Federal de São Paulo (UNIFESP)
Abstract 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.
Keywords lipoma
spinal cord
magnetic resonance imaging
dermoid cyst
Language English
Date 2001-03-01
Published in Arquivos de Neuro-psiquiatria. São Paulo, SP: Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria, v. 59, n. 1, p. 112-115, 2001.
ISSN 0004-282X (Sherpa/Romeo, impact factor)
Publisher Assoc Arquivos de Neuro- Psiquiatria
Extent 112-115
Origin http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0004-282X2001000100023
Access rights Open access Open Access
Type Article
Web of Science ID WOS:000167865000022
SciELO ID S0004-282X2001000100023 (statistics in SciELO)
URI http://repositorio.unifesp.br/handle/11600/26497

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