Indication for surgery of spinal metastases within the cervical region
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A 40-year-old female patient developed a nearly complete tetraparesis within two weeks. Neurological examination showed nearly complete tetraparesis, complete sensory impairment from the level of C4 and hyperreflexia of tendon jerks. Radiological examination showed a space occupying lesion with an extraspinal extension. Operative decompression was carried out and the patient recovered completely within 3 months.
KeywordsIndication for surgery tetraparesis thyroid carcinoma metastases
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