Tuberc Respir Dis > Volume 43(2); 1996 > Article
Tuberculosis and Respiratory Diseases 1996;43(2):262-266.
DOI:    Published online April 1, 1996.
A Case of Intradural Extramedullary Cord Tumor Metastasis from Adenocarcinoma of the Lung.
Je Kyung Lee, Yong Chul Lee, Yang Keun Rhee
Department of Internal Medicine, Chonbuk National University Medical School, Chonju, Korea.
Intradural extramedullary spinal metastasis from systemic tumor is extremely rare but epidural extramedullary cord tumor metastasis from the lung is relatively common. A 57 year-old male patient was admitted to department of internal medicine and neurosurgery in Chonbuk National University Hospital because of coughing, low back pain radiate to the right great toe, and numbness of the right calf area. Spinal MRI scan revealed round oval shaped mass lesion on just below the level of the conus medullaris. Authors present the clinical, histologic, radiologic features of spinal intradural metastatic tumor and operative total removal followed by chemothrapy with an extensive review of literatures.
Key Words: Intradural extramedullary cord metastasis, Adenocarcinoma, Lung cancer

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