Case Presentation: Resection of Large Pediatric Spinal Cord Tumor

Director of pediatric neurosurgery, Alan Cohen, discusses the case of a previously healthy 8-year-old boy who presented with progressive hip, back and leg pain as well as bladder and bowel dysfunction. Using telemedicine, Cohen reviewed the MRI, which showed a large intradural extramedullary spinal cord tumor. Cohen performed a microsurgical resection of the tumor through an osteoplastic thoracolumbar laminectomy.

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Director of the Johns Hopkins Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery

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