Tumors of the Craniocervical Region: Difficulties in Diagnosis; Microsurgery and Laser Surgery
The first systematic report of tumors in the craniocervical region was given by ELSBERG in 1925 and by ELSBERG and STRAUSS in 1929. In 185 tumors of the spinal cord, they found six (3.2%) extramedullary tumors situated in the craniocervical region. In 1954 DODGE and LOVE reported on intra– and extramedullary tumors in the foramen magnum region: only 40% of the extramedullary tumors were estimated surgically treatable.
KeywordsNeurol Meningitis Meningioma Astrocytoma Dura
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.
- 1.Dodge, H.W. Jr., Love, J.G., Gottlieb, CM.: Benign tumors at the foramen magnum. Surgical considerations. J. Neurosurg. 13, 603–617 (1956)Google Scholar
- 2.Elsberg, C.A.: Tumors of the spinal cord and the symptoms of irritation and compression of the spinal cord and nerve roots. Pathology, symptomatology, diagnosis and treatment. Paul B. Haeber, New York 1925Google Scholar
- 3.Elsberg, C.A., Strauss, J.: Tumors of the spinal cord which project into the posterior cranial fossa. Arch. Neurol. Psychiatry21, 261–273 (1929)Google Scholar