Metastatic spinal cord compression

Case contributed by Mr Andrew Murphy


Metastatic parotid squamous cell carcinoma, presented following fall with new lower limb neurology.

Patient Data

Age: 35
Gender: Male

Metastatic deposit within the T12 vertebral body. There is extension into the epidural space with displacement of the spinal cord to the left. There is possibly minor T2 high signal within the cord inferior to the lesion. There is a degree of canal stenosis, further lesions are noted within the right transverse processes of L2 and L3.

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Case information

rID: 47515
Published: 19th Aug 2016
Last edited: 20th Aug 2016
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