Imaging findings of spinal brown tumors: A rare but important cause of pathologic fracture and spinal cord compression Academic Article uri icon

Overview

MeSH Major

  • Fractures, Spontaneous
  • Osteitis Fibrosa Cystica
  • Spinal Cord Compression
  • Spinal Neoplasms

abstract

  • Brown tumors rarely develop in the spine, and neurological compromise is exceedingly uncommon. There is a growing body of literature describing brown tumors that involve the spine, but few emphasize the radiographic findings. In the present case, we illustrate the development and progression of biopsy-proven brown tumors leading to neurological compromise through radiographs, computed tomography, magnetic resonance, and nuclear imaging acquired over a 4-year span.

publication date

  • September 2016

Research

keywords

  • Academic Article

Identity

Language

  • eng

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1016/j.clinimag.2015.06.002

PubMed ID

  • 27179153

Additional Document Info

start page

  • 865

end page

  • 869

volume

  • 40

number

  • 5