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Sacral Spinal Tumors

  • David B. Choi
  • Sanjay Konakondla
  • Sean M. Barber
  • Jared S. Fridley
  • Ziya L. GokaslanEmail author
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Abstract

Tumors of the sacral spine are rare, comprising up to only 7% of all spinal tumors. They can be broadly categorized into two groups: primary or metastatic. Primary sacral tumors can be further divided into three groups based on origin: congenital, neurogenic, or osseous. The most common primary sacral tumor is the chordoma. The most common sacral tumor is from metastasis.

Keywords

Sacral tumor Chordoma Metastases Primary spine tumor 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • David B. Choi
    • 1
  • Sanjay Konakondla
    • 1
  • Sean M. Barber
    • 1
  • Jared S. Fridley
    • 1
  • Ziya L. Gokaslan
    • 1
    Email author
  1. 1.Department of NeurosurgeryWarren Alpert School of Medicine at Brown University, Rhode Island HospitalProvidenceUSA

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