[Postlaminectomy kyphosis of the cervical spine complicating spinal cord tumor in the foramen magnum].

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Postlaminectomy kyphosis is rarely encountered as a sequela of decompression of the upper cervical spine, especially in adults. We present a case of disabling cervical kyphosis which developed after laminectomy for excision of a foramen magnum tumor and was treated successfully by occipito-vertebral fusion. A sixty-one-year old female was treated by… (More)

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