Magnetic resonance imaging showed a vertebral collapse associated with spinal cord compression
An MR image provides exact information about the tumor localization (affected segment, relation to spinal cord and nerve root, and relation of the tumor to the dura), the extent of spinal cord compression
, and further information about the spinal cord and the tumor itself (presence of cord edema and intratumoral signal changes, such as necrosis, hematoma, or calcification) (12).
27) Focal mass formation in lymphoma may preferentially involve the epidural space, with avidly contrast-enhancing masses that displace the epidural fat and may cause thecal sac and/or spinal cord compression
If spinal cord compression
occurs, the patient may experience loss of pain relief and neurological symptoms, such as muscle weakness in their limbs.
Extramedullary haematopoiesis in thalassaemia major causing spinal cord compression
The final diagnosis was consistent with severe necrotizing, heterophilic, granulomatous discospondylitis and osteomyelitis caused by S aureus and associated spinal cord compression
and histiocytic myelitis.
Herein we report a patient with APL that presented with spinal cord compression
due to underlying MS.
The spinal canal is an uncommon site of metastasis resulting in spinal cord compression
and potentially neurovascular compromise.
The disease tends to gradually progress, and x-rays, MRIs, steroids and surgery to correct the spinal cord compression
are all often necessary.
When cancer spreads to the bone, it can seriously damage or weaken the bone around the tumor, producing fractures, spinal cord compression
, or a need for radiation or surgery.
Spinal cord compression
secondary to bone metastases from hepatocellular carcinoma.
It has new chapters on end-of-life care, spinal cord compression
, tremor and movement disorders, generalized fatigue, noninvasive examination of the heart, congenital heart disease in the adult, sleep apnea, cardiovascular disease prevention, and smoking cessation.