Acta Neurochirurgica

, Volume 60, Issue 1–2, pp 115–117 | Cite as

Mobile neurinoma of the cauda equina

Case Report
  • A. Pau
  • G. Orunesu
  • E. Sehrbundt Viale
  • S. Turtas
  • G. Zirattu
Article

Summary

A mobile neurinoma arising from a redundant nerve root of the cauda equina is reported. The abnormal length of the nerve root allowed the neoplasm to move in the cranio-caudal direction along two segments of the spine.

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© Springer-Verlag 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Pau
    • 1
  • G. Orunesu
    • 1
  • E. Sehrbundt Viale
    • 1
  • S. Turtas
    • 1
  • G. Zirattu
    • 1
  1. 1.Neurosurgical and Orthopaedic ClinicsUniversity of SassariSassariItaly

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