Metastatic vertebral disease in children.


We retrospectively reviewed 19 children with osseous vertebral metastases. The average age was 10.9 years at diagnosis of the primary tumor and 11.2 years at diagnosis of metastasis. The location of the multiple metastases was cervical (three), thoracic (14), and lumbar (10). Treatment consisted of chemotherapy (19), radiation therapy (12), and operation… (More)


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