Spinal intradural lipoma with intracranial extension

Z. H. Rappaport, R. Tadmor, N. Brand

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2 cases of intradural spinal lipomas with extension into the posterior fossa in infancy are presented. Clinical features included associated subcutaneous posterior spinal lipomas and hypotonia. The cases were diagnosed by metrizamide myelography and spinocranial computerized tomography scanning. Operative therapy consisted of combined suboccipital craniectomy, spinal laminotomy, flap elevation and subtotal tumor decompression. The entity is reviewed.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)411-418
Number of pages8
JournalChild's Brain
Issue number6
StatePublished - 1982


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