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Tumors of the Spinal Cord in Children

  • Patrick S. Swift
Part of the Medical Radiology book series (MEDRAD)

Abstract

Involvement of the pediatric spine by malignant or benign tumors is thankfully an uncommon finding. When present, however, the consequences of both the tumor and the treatment chosen to eradicate it can be devastating to the normal course of development of the growing spinal column and paraspinous musculature of the infant or child.

Keywords

Spinal Tumor Spinal Cord Tumor Brain Stem Glioma Dermal Sinus Choroid Plexus Carcinoma 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Patrick S. Swift
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Radiation OncologyUniversity of California San Francisco, Long HospitalSan FranciscoUSA

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