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Benign Extramedullary Tumors of the Foramen Magnum

  • B. Guidetti
  • A. Spallone
Part of the Advances and Technical Standards in Neurosurgery book series (NEUROSURGERY, volume 16)

Abstract

Masses located at the craniovertebral junction comprise a variety of neo-plastic and non-neoplastic processes, which have in common an insidious, often bizarre, clinical course resembling that of degenerative diseases of the nervous system, due to the frequent coexistence of signs of both posterior fossa and long tract involvement.

Keywords

Vertebral Artery Cerebellopontine Angle Cervical Spondylosis Craniocervical Junction Anterior Spinal Artery 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • B. Guidetti
    • 1
  • A. Spallone
    • 1
  1. 1.Division of Neurosurgery, Department of Clinical Neurological SciencesUniversity of Rome “La Sapienza”, School of MedicineRomeItaly

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