Intramedullary spinal tumor-like lesions.

Intramedullary spinal tumor-like lesions. Acta Radiol. 2018 Dec 11;:284185118809540 Authors: Maj E, Wójtowicz K, Aleksandra, Podlecka-Piȩtowska, Prokopienko M, Marchel A, Rowiński O, Bekiesińska-Figatowska M Abstract The development of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) has led to an increasingly frequent detection of changes in the spinal cord. The most common intramedullary lesions are: demyelinating; vascular; inflammatory; infectious; and congenital, largely called tumor-like lesions. Spinal cord tumors are relatively rare, as compared with brain tumors. The hardest task is to conclude whether the spinal cord lesion is a tumor or a tumor-like lesion. This review is intended to help evaluate the spinal cord and gives an overview of the tumor-like lesions occurring in the spinal cord along with their characteristic. PMID: 30537844 [PubMed - as supplied by publisher]
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