Neoplasms of the spinal canal

Neoplasms of the spinal canal encompass a range of tumours which arise from or involve the spinal cord, theca and nerves.

Pathology

These can be divided according to the tissue/structure of origin. Tumours of vertebral bodies are discussed separately: see vertebral body tumours

Spinal cord (intramedullary)

For a detailed general discussion please refer to intramedullary spinal tumours.

Intradural extramedullary
Cauda equina and filum terminale

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rID: 4147
Section: Gamuts
Tag: refs
Synonyms or Alternate Spellings:
  • Neoplasms of the spinal cord and filum terminale
  • Spinal tumours
  • Tumours of the spinal canal
  • Spinal canal tumours
  • Spinal neosplasms
  • Spinal tumors
  • Spinal canal tumors

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