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[Dorsal vertebral chordoma with intrathoracic invasion. Surgical treatment of a case].

Authors
  • Bellotti, C
  • Ettorre, F
  • Oliveri, G
  • Medina, M
  • Barrale, S
Type
Published Article
Journal
Neurochirurgie
Publisher
Elsevier
Publication Date
Jan 01, 1986
Volume
32
Issue
1
Pages
86–89
Identifiers
PMID: 3703086
Source
Medline
License
Unknown

Abstract

A case of thoracic spinal chordoma extending into the postero-inferior mediastinal region is reported. This case was treated by sub-total surgical removal and subsequent radiotherapy. The radiologic features and the possible surgical treatment of this particular tumor with intrathoracic extension are discussed.

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