TITLE

Infection and Tumors of the Spine in Children

AUTHOR(S)
Dormans, John P.; Moroz, Leslie
PUB. DATE
February 2007
SOURCE
Journal of Bone & Joint Surgery, American Volume;Feb2007 Supplement 1, Vol. 89-A, p79
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses key issues concerning tumors and infections of the spine in children. The authors present an overview of the important elements of the initial patient evaluation, clinical presentation, imaging strategies, laboratory studies and biopsy techniques. They also describe the specific types of tumors and infections most often exhibited by the pediatric spine. Lastly, an overview of treatment strategies for malignant and benign tumors and spinal infections is presented.
ACCESSION #
23959196

 

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