Paraganglioma of the cauda equina region.

  title={Paraganglioma of the cauda equina region.},
  author={Rodolfo Corinaldesi and Federica Novegno and Paolo Giovenali and Tommaso Lunardi and R. Leconte des Floris and Pierpaolo Lunardi},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  volume={15 3},
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Cauda equina paragangliomas (CEPs) are rare neuroendocrine tumors. The difficulty in differential diagnosis with other tumors of this region may be misleading for surgical planning and prognostic expectations. PURPOSE To report on a rare case of CEP and review the most current information regarding the diagnosis, treatment options, and outcomes. STUDY DESIGN Case report and literature review. PATIENT SAMPLE One patient affected by CEP. METHODS We report on a 33-year… CONTINUE READING
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