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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Pilge, H; Holzapfel, BM; Prodinger, PM; Hadjamu, M; Gollwitzer, H; Rechl, H 
Title:
[Diagnostics and therapy of spinal metastases]. 
Abstract:
Out of all skeletal metastases 30% are located in the spine as are 10% of primary bone tumors, whereby 52% of metastases occur in the lumbar region, 36% in the thoracic spine and 12% in the cervical spine. Patients suffer from local pain caused by irritation of the periosteum due to rapid growth of the tumor or subsequent pathologic fractures which may lead to compression and neurological impairment with paresthesia, paresis and paraplegia. If the diagnosis cannot be confirmed exactly by radiolo...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
Orthopade 
Year:
2011 
Journal volume:
40 
Journal issue:
Pages contribution:
185-93; quiz 194-5 
Language:
de 
Print-ISSN:
0085-4530 
TUM Institution:
dische Klinik und Poliklinik