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Journal of Korean Neurosurgical Society 1998;27(10): 1419-1423.
Inflammatory Pseudotumor of the Thoracic Spinal Cord Meninges: A Case Report.
Young Ock Kim, Yong Jun Cho, Sung Ki Ahn, Jang Hoe Hwang, Myung Soo Ahn, Young Hee Choi
1Department of Neurosurgery, Chunchon Sacred Heart Hospital, College of Medicine Hallym University, Seoul, Korea.
2Department of Pathology, Chunchon Sacred Heart Hospital, College of Medicine Hallym University, Seoul, Korea.
ABSTRACT
Inflammatory pseudotumor arising in the meninges of spinal cord is extremely rare and most of the cases have occurred in the lung. A case of a thoracic inflammatory pseudotumor causing myelopathy and mimicking an extradural mass is presented. The lesion was demonstrated by magnetic resonance imaging, and total removal of the mass was performed. Its histology was characterized by infiltration of three kinds of cells; histiocytes with slight epithelioid appearance, plasma cells with numerous Russell bodies, and lymphocytes. Although extrapulmonary inflammatory pseudotumors have been reported, the authors believe this is the second case of this type tumor in the spinal cord meninges.
Key Words: Inflammatory pseudotumor; Spinal cord meninges
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