J Korean Neurosurg Soc.  1992 Mar;21(3):345-349.

Paraganglioma of the Cauda Equina: Case Report

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, College of Medicine, Chungnam National University, Taejeon, Korea.

Abstract

A case of paraganglioma of cauda equina is presented. This was first described in 1972, since when over 50 cases of this tumor have been described in the world literature. The patient's symptoms were relieved by decompressive laminectomy and subtotal removal of mass with radiotherapy. The pathological examination revealed paraganglioma.

Keyword

Paraganglioma; Cauda equina

MeSH Terms

Cauda Equina*
Laminectomy
Paraganglioma*
Radiotherapy
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