Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting with spinal cord compression; a clinicopathological review of 25 cases.

@article{McDonald2000NonHodgkinsLP,
  title={Non-Hodgkin's lymphoma presenting with spinal cord compression; a clinicopathological review of 25 cases.},
  author={Alec C McDonald and James A. R. Nicoll and Roy P. Rampling},
  journal={European journal of cancer},
  year={2000},
  volume={36 2},
  pages={
          207-13
        }
}
The aim of this study was to retrospectively examine 25 patients with newly diagnosed non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (NHL) presenting with spinal cord or cauda equina compression as the first symptom that were referred to our department between 1985 and 1996. At presentation 17 patients were non-ambulatory; dual sphincter impairment was found in 9 patients with a further 8 patients having bladder dysfunction only. All patients had a tissue diagnosis. Five low-grade and 20 intermediate or high-grade… CONTINUE READING
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