Intradural extramedullary spinal tumors (mnemonic)

Dr Daniel J Bell and Dr Owen Kang et al.

Useful mnemonics to remember the differential diagnoses for intradural extramedullary spinal neoplasms include the following:

  • No More Spinal Masses
  • MnM

Mnemonics

No More Spinal Masses
MnM

This simplified mnemonic, as in M&M candy, places the primary neoplasms in order of frequency, followed by secondary neoplasms.

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Article information

rID: 66045
System: Spine, Oncology
Section: Mnemonics
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • MnM (mnemonic)
  • No More Spinal Masses (mnemonic)

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