Acta Neuropathologica

, Volume 62, Issue 1–2, pp 164–166 | Cite as

Neoplastic angioendotheliosis of the spinal cord

Case report
  • V. J. Ojeda
Short Original Communications

Summary

Neoplastic angioendotheliosis was found exclusively in the spinal cord vessels of a 76-year-old man who died after spinal shock. Neoplastic angioendotheliosis limited to the central nervous system (CNS) has been reported once before; but CNS involvement in disseminated neoplastic angioendotheliosis has been detected in 17 cases, three of them with the spinal cord affected.

The present case is apparently the first in which neoplastic angioendotheliosis has been limited to the spinal cord.

Key words

Neoplastic angioendotheliosis Spinal cord diseases Pathology 

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© Springer-Verlag 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. J. Ojeda
    • 1
  1. 1.Dept. of Histopathology, Hospital and University Pathology ServicesThe Queen Elizabeth II Medical CentreNedlandsAustralia

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