Intradural-Extramedullary Cervical Cord Lipoma: Case Report and Literature Review.

Abstract

BACKGROUND Spinal lipomas are generally thought to occur as a result of failed primary neurulation. Failed primary neurulation allows invasion of mesenchymal tissue of mesodermic origin into the neural structure, leading to the formation of a spinal lipoma. Despite most spinal lipomas being regarded as the result of failed primary neurulation, some… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.wneu.2017.11.029

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