Volume 10, Issue 37 (3-2004)                   RJMS 2004, 10(37): 783-788 | Back to browse issues page

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The patient of the present study is a 15-year-old female who referred to clinic with pain and severe swelling in her neck. She had severe quadriparesis. Due to severe destruction of C1, C2 and C3 vertebrae and cervical spine instability, she underwent surgery in two stages. In the first stage, the surgery was done with posterior approach to achieve decompression, post stabilization & fusion and taking material for biopsy. In the second stage, the surgery was done through anterior approach to achieve tumor resection, stabilization and fusion. Fortunately, complete neurological recovery occurred after surgery. The patient is presently able to walk without any assistance and the spine has rigid fusion.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Orthopedic Surgery

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