Paraganglioma of the filum terminale: case report

@inproceedings{Landi2009ParagangliomaOT,
  title={Paraganglioma of the filum terminale: case report},
  author={Alessandro Landi and Roberto Tarantino and Nicola Marotta and Pierluigi Rocco and Michelle M. Antonelli and Maurizio Salvati and Roberto Delfini},
  booktitle={World journal of surgical oncology},
  year={2009}
}
BACKGROUND Paragangliomas affecting the filum terminale are extremely rare, benign tumors. The literature yielded thirty-two cases of paraganglioma in this site. CASE PRESENTATION A 49 year-old-man, whose presenting symptoms were low back pain and left leg weakness, was diagnosed as having a paraganglioma of the filum terminale. The clinical, histological and radiological characteristics of this case, that brings the total number of cases described to 33, are discussed in the light of… CONTINUE READING
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