Cauda Equina Lymphoma - Case Report and Review of Literature

@inproceedings{Biasi2015CaudaEL,
  title={Cauda Equina Lymphoma - Case Report and Review of Literature},
  author={Pedro Radalle Biasi and Luan Lucena and Rafael Augusto Espanhol and Tim{\'o}teo Abrantes de Lacerda Almeida and Matheus Pintos Brunet and Wellington C{\'e}sar de Souza and Eduardo Felipe Martinelli Baldissera and Laura Regyna Toffoli Roso and Lu{\'i}dia Varrone Giacomini and Fernando Luiz Giacomini and Adroaldo Baseggio Mallmann and Charles Andr{\'e} Carazzo},
  year={2015}
}
The Primary Central Nervous System Lymphoma is an uncommon disease and rarely affects the spinal cord. The authors present the case of a female patient, 67 year-old, with paresis of the left leg. Lumbosacral MRI depicts focal thickening of the cauda equina roots at L2 level, isointense on T1W and hyperintense on T2W with intense contrast enhancement. Immunohistochemistry analysis of a biopsied root confirmed the diagnosis of Diffuse Large B-cell Lymphoma. The PCNSL, generally represented by… CONTINUE READING

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