[Lung adenocarcinoma with intramedullary spinal cord metastasis: a case report and review of the literature].

@article{Belaid2013LungAW,
  title={[Lung adenocarcinoma with intramedullary spinal cord metastasis: a case report and review of the literature].},
  author={Imtinane Belaid and Helmi Jlassi and G Debbiche and Hanane Rais and Farhat Ben Ayed},
  journal={Revue de pneumologie clinique},
  year={2013},
  volume={69 3},
  pages={149-51}
}
Intramedullary spinal cord metastases are extremely rare and affect 0.1 to 0.4% of all cancer patients. We report the case of intramedullary metastases in a 42-year-old patient, 12 months after the initial diagnosis of a lung adenocarcinoma. The patient was on third-line chemotherapy for a progressive disease with node and bone metastases. He complained of… CONTINUE READING