Resection of spinal meningioma by laminoplasty in a second level of attention. “Video”

  • Juan Pablo García-García Hospital General Toluca del Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado
  • José Mauro Sánchez-Cerón Hospital General Toluca del Instituto de Seguridad y Servicios Sociales de los Trabajadores del Estado
Keywords: meningioma, compression, spinal cord, laminoplasty, general hospital

Abstract

61-year-old man referred to the neurosurgery department of a second level of attention, due to alterations in the sensitivity of the abdominal region and pelvic limbs, together with a decrease in the strength of the same coupled with faults occasional for the control of bladder sphincter, diagnostic studies were carried out, in the magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) we observed a space occupying lesion in the thoracic region related to a probable spinal meningioma in T6. Laminoplasty was performed and the tumor was resected, removing the spinal cord compression, the pathology result confirmed a transitional meningioma, the symptoms subsided and neurological deficit and muscle strength were recovered.

Published
2020-10-14
How to Cite
García-García , J. P., & Sánchez-Cerón , J. M. (2020). Resection of spinal meningioma by laminoplasty in a second level of attention. “Video”. Archivos De Neurociencias, 25(3), 14-18. https://doi.org/10.31157/archneurosciencesmex.v25i3.244
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Clinical Cases