Tumors and tumor-like conditions of the spine in children.

@article{Garg2005TumorsAT,
  title={Tumors and tumor-like conditions of the spine in children.},
  author={Sumeet Garg and John Paul Dormans},
  journal={The Journal of the American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons},
  year={2005},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={372-81}
}
Tumors and tumor-like conditions of the spine, although rare, should be included in the differential diagnosis of infants and children with back pain. Skeletal pathology is more frequently the cause of back pain in children than in adults. Although most tumors and tumor-like conditions of the spine in children are benign, many require surgery. Children with malignant tumors of the spine (with the exception of leukemia and lymphoma) may require multimodality therapy, including surgery, to… CONTINUE READING