Diagnosis and treatment of spinal cord teratoma

  title={Diagnosis and treatment of spinal cord teratoma},
  author={Liu Bin},
Objective:To investigate the diagnosis and treatment of teratoma of the spinal cord.Method:From August 1997 to May 2007,20 patients with intra-spinal teratomas who underwent surgical treatment were ana-lyzed retrospectively.There were 9 males and 11 females with an average age of 26.5 years(range from 7-54 years).The pain,numbness and bowel bladder dysfunction were the main symptoms.MRI revealed the tumors containing mixture signal,mostly including cystic and solid components,without apparent… CONTINUE READING

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