Irrespective of the underlying pathology, treatment for neoplasia of the spine starts only after the disease has been identified and its extent confirmed on an objective study. Whenever there is a suspicion that cancer has involved the spine, an appropriate screening protocol should be initiated to confirm or rule out that suspicion and to provide a differential diagnosis or preliminary diagnosis that will guide initial treatment.
KeywordsVertebral Compression Fracture Spinal Metastasis Spinal Tumor Spine Magnetic Resonance Imaging Herniate Nucleus Pulposus
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