CC-BY-NC-ND 4.0 · IJNS 2017; 06(03): 232-234
DOI: 10.1055/s-0036-1584587
Case Report
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Intramedullary Teratoma in an Adolescent Patient

Sushil Kumar1, Amit Garg2, Rohan Sinha1, Ashish Desai1
  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, St. Stephens Hospital, Tis Hazari, Delhi, India
  • 2Department of Radiology, St. Stephens Hospital, Tis Hazari, Delhi, India
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Publication History

30 December 2015

10 February 2016

Publication Date:
09 May 2017 (eFirst)


Spinal teratomas are rare spinal tumors. Most patients present with myelopathy, myeloradiculopathy, or radiculopathy. The authors describe the rare presentation of spinal teratoma with acute onset of backache followed by sudden paraplegia.


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