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Author Chatterjee, Somenath ♦ Bodhey, Narendra K. ♦ Gupta, A. K. ♦ Periakaruppan, A. L.
Source Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology
Content type Text
Publisher Cardiovascular and Interventional Radiology
File Format PDF
Language English
Subject Domain (in DDC) Technology ♦ Medicine & health ♦ Surgery & related medical specialties
Subject Domain (in MeSH) Nervous System Diseases ♦ Diseases ♦ Surgical Procedures, Operative ♦ Analytical, Diagnostic and Therapeutic Techniques and Equipment
Subject Keyword Neurosurgery
Abstract The lumbar spine is a less common location for chordoma Here we describe a 44-year-old woman presenting with pain due to a L4 vertebral expansile lesion that caused significant canal stenosis and neural foraminal compromise Vertebroplasty was performed and resulted in immediate pain relief For patients with painful lumbar chordoma who are unwilling to undergo surgery, vertebroplasty can play a palliative role as in patients with other vertebral lesions Treating pain and stabilizing vertebra by way of vertebroplasty in a case of chordoma has not yet been reported
Education Level UG and PG
Learning Resource Type Article
Educational Framework Medical Council of India (MCI)
Volume Number 33
Issue Number 6
Page Count 4
Starting Page 1278
Ending Page 1281