Spinal cord compression caused by a brown tumor at the cervicothoracic junction.

@article{Kaya2007SpinalCC,
  title={Spinal cord compression caused by a brown tumor at the cervicothoracic junction.},
  author={Ramazan Alper Kaya and Halit Çavuşoğlu and Canan Besleyici Tanik and O. K. Kahyaoglu and Suna Dilbaz and Cengiz Tuncer and Y. Andelib Aydin},
  journal={The spine journal : official journal of the North American Spine Society},
  year={2007},
  volume={7 6},
  pages={728-32}
}
BACKGROUND CONTEXT Brown tumors are classic benign skeletal manifestations of hyperparathyroidism, but the spine involvement is very rare. Spinal reconstruction in these patients is controversial because of the severe osteoporosis and impaired bone healing. Of the reported 12 cases of spinal brown tumors in the literature, only in 5 were reconstructions with bone graft used. PURPOSE To describe our management in a patient with brown tumor and also to review the previous published cases… CONTINUE READING

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