Malignant Degeneration of a Vertebral Osteochondroma with Epidural Tumor Extension: A Report of the Case and Review of the Literature

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Abstract

Summary:

A case involving spinal cord compression due to local extension of vertebral chondrosarcoma is described. The malignancy originated in an osteochondroma and spread via the epidural veins. Surgical staging as well as options for the treatment of vertebral chondrosarcoma are discussed.

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