Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard


Leg weakness.

Patient Data

Age: 5 years
Gender: Male

Chest x-ray demonstrates a large left sided paraspinal mass.


MRI confirms the presence of a large mass which extends into the spinal canal and causes significant cord compression. 

Case Discussion

This patient went on to have a biopsy which confirmed the diagnosis of a neuroblastoma. 

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Case information

rID: 8280
Published: 21st Jan 2010
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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