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Ependymal cyst of the thoracic spinal cord
  1. J. V. Gainer, Jr,
  2. S. M. Chou,
  3. G. R. Nugent,
  4. V. Weiss
  1. Division of Neurosurgery, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, W. Va., U.S.A.
  2. Department of Pathology, West Virginia University School of Medicine, Morgantown, W. Va., U.S.A.

    Abstract

    A unique case of an ependymal cyst on the anterior aspect of the thoracic spinal cord in a woman aged 68 years is described. Clinical signs were precipitated by trauma. Recovery of function, while incomplete, was remarkably good after extirpation of the cyst.

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