[Cervicobulbar intramedullary lipoma. Apropos of a case with review of the literature].

@article{Mrabet1992CervicobulbarIL,
  title={[Cervicobulbar intramedullary lipoma. Apropos of a case with review of the literature].},
  author={A Bahri Mrabet and Rochdi Zouari and T Mouelhi and F Khouaja and M T Ghariani and A Hila and Anis Haddad},
  journal={Neuro-Chirurgie},
  year={1992},
  volume={38 5},
  pages={309-14}
}
The authors report a case of cervical intramedullary lipoma extending into the bulbomedullary junction. 99 cases of cervical and/or dorsal intramedullary lipomas without spinal dysraphism, reported since 1884, are reviewed. There is poor correlation between lipoma's length and age of onset. Only lipoma extended to all the spinal cord begin in the first years of life. Clinical presentation is in 58% of cases a slowly compressive myelopathy, a syringomyelic syndrome in 9.5% of cases, a Brown… CONTINUE READING
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