Spinal cord compression by epidural tumors in childhood.

  • Corey Raffel
  • Published 1992 in Neurosurgery clinics of North America


Epidural malignancy is the most common cause of nontraumatic spinal cord compression in children. Many different tumors may cause compression, either at presentation or sometime during treatment. Treatment options include surgery, irradiation, and chemotherapy. The decision as to the correct option depends on the tumor type and the degree of compression… (More)


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@article{Raffel1992SpinalCC, title={Spinal cord compression by epidural tumors in childhood.}, author={Corey Raffel}, journal={Neurosurgery clinics of North America}, year={1992}, volume={3 4}, pages={925-30} }