Retrospective analysis of peripheral nerve sheath tumors of the second cervical nerve root in 60 surgically treated patients.

Abstract

OBJECT This study is a retrospective analysis of 60 surgically treated patients with 64 peripheral nerve sheath tumors (PNSTs) at the second cervical (C-2) nerve root. The anatomical subtleties of these tumors and their implications for surgical strategy when compared with other spinal PNSTs and other tumors in the foramen magnum region are reviewed… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/SPI/2008/8/2/129

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