Primary spinal epidural non-Hodgkin's lymphomas: a clinical study.

  title={Primary spinal epidural non-Hodgkin's lymphomas: a clinical study.},
  author={Maurizio Salvati and Luigi Cervoni and Marco Artico and Antonino Raco and Pasquale Ciappetta and Roberto Delfini},
  journal={Surgical neurology},
  volume={46 4},
  pages={339-43; discussion 343-4}
BACKGROUND The spinal epidural space is an uncommon presenting site in primary non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The occurrence of spinal epidural disease ranges from 0.1%-6.5% among patients with non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. METHODS We report a retrospective study regarding 19 patients with primary epidural non-Hodgkin's lymphomas analyzing the factors influencing prognosis of this tumor with emphasis on treatment. RESULT Ten patients were females and nine males. The neurologic conditions of patients… CONTINUE READING

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