Intramedullary lipoma of the cervicodorsal spinal cord with intracranial extension: case report.

@article{NaimurRahman2006IntramedullaryLO,
  title={Intramedullary lipoma of the cervicodorsal spinal cord with intracranial extension: case report.},
  author={Naim-ur-Rahman and Abdul Hameed Shahat and Abdulmunehm Obaideen and Khalid Ahmed and Shakeel Ahmed},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  year={2006},
  volume={65 5},
  pages={486-9}
}
BACKGROUND An unusual case of an extensive intramedullary lipoma of the cervicodorsal spinal cord with intracranial extension causing compression of spinal cord and brainstem is described. CASE DESCRIPTION A 3-year-old child with lack of limb movement since birth, the cause of which had remained obscure, developed opisthotonos and episodes of severe respiratory difficulty with brief periods of apnea. Craniospinal computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) were diagnostic of… CONTINUE READING