Metastasis to the conus medullaris: case report.

@article{Guppy2006MetastasisTT,
  title={Metastasis to the conus medullaris: case report.},
  author={Kern Guppy and Franklin C. Wagner},
  journal={Neurosurgery},
  year={2006},
  volume={59 5},
  pages={E1148; discussion E1148}
}
OBJECTIVE Metastasis from lung cancer to the conus medullaris has never been reported in the English literature, although three cases have appeared in the French and Japanese literature. Our case report is unique because the patient presented with a lumbar radiculopathy, an atypical presentation that was found to be caused by metastasis from lung cancer to the conus medullaris. A critical review of the pertinent literature related to metastatic neoplasms to the conus medullaris is also… CONTINUE READING