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Year : 2021  |  Volume : 41  |  Issue : 6  |  Page : 312-314

Thoracic intradural extramedullary lipomas

Department of Neurological Surgery, National Defense Medical Center, Tri-Service General Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan

Correspondence Address:
Dr. Tang Chi-Tun
No. 325, Sec. 2, Cheng-Kung Road, Neihu 114, Taipei
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DOI: 10.4103/jmedsci.jmedsci_267_20

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Intradural extramedullary lipomas are rare congenital and histologically benign tumors that represent <1% of all spinal cord tumors. However, the indications for surgery and the degree of resection or decompression are under debate. We report on our experience with spinal decompression for the treatment of one intradural extramedullary thoracic lipomas.

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