Neoplasms of the spinal canal

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

Pathology

These can be divided according to the tissue/structure of origin within the spinal canal. Tumors of vertebral bodies are discussed separately: see vertebral body tumors

Spinal cord (intramedullary)

See also the article on intramedullary spinal tumors.

Intradural extramedullary

See also the article on intradural extramedullary spinal neoplasms.

Cauda equina and filum terminale

See also the article on neoplasms of the cauda equina.

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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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Cases and figures

  • Case 1: myxopapillary ependymoma
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  • Case 2: meningioma
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  • Case 3: CLL infiltration
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  • Case 4: spinal dermoid
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  • Spinal cord metas...
    Case 5: spinal cord metastasis
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  • Case 6: schwannoma
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  • Case 7: lymphoma of the spinal canal
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