Primary intradural extramedullary melanoma of the cervical spinal cord: case report.

@article{Lee2010PrimaryIE,
  title={Primary intradural extramedullary melanoma of the cervical spinal cord: case report.},
  author={Chang-Hyun Lee and Kyung Yun Moon and Chung Kee Chung and H. Kim and Kee-hyun Chang and Sung-Hye Park and T A Jahng},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2010},
  volume={35 8},
  pages={E303-7}
}
STUDY DESIGN Case report. OBJECTIVE We report a case of primary intradural extramedullary melanoma of the cervical spinal cord in a nonwhite patient. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Melanoma occurs most commonly in white populations and is rare in Asian populations. Primary malignant melanoma of the spinal cord is a rare disease entity that predominately affects the middle or lower thoracic spine. METHODS A 39-year-old man presented with a tingling sensation in the upper extremities… CONTINUE READING
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