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Anales del Sistema Sanitario de Navarra

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Abstract

UNDABEITIA-HUERTAS, J. et al. Cauda equina syndrome caused by paraganglioma of the filum terminale. Anales Sis San Navarra [online]. 2013, vol.36, n.2, pp.347-351. ISSN 1137-6627.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4321/S1137-66272013000200021.

Paragangliomas are neuroendocrine tumors that originate from cells migrating from the neural crest. They have a diverse localizations, and are common in the head, neck, mediastinum or retroperitoneum. Their growth in the filum terminale region is very infrequent. We report the case of a patient who suffered an acute cauda equina syndrome. We give a detailed description of the diagnostic process, radiological characteristics, treatment and the macro and microscopic properties of this tumor.

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