Spinal and Spinal Tumors
Spinal tumors can be benign or malignant. Benign spine tumors include meningioma, neuronibrom or schwanomas. It can be placed inside the spinal canal or may be located outside the spinal canal. Removal of the tumor is generally sufficient in the treatment of such tumors. In addition, radiotherapy or chemotherapy may be necessary in some cases. Malignant tumors may be caused by the bone itself, or by tumors originating from another organ. (Tumors, breast, prostate and colon tumors) Such tumors are the diseases in which more than one unit should be monitored and treated together.
Tumors originating from the spinal cord itself include astrocytoma, glioblastoma, ependymoma, etc. In selected cases, the tumor must be surgically removed. Monitoring of malignant tumors by multiple clinics is important.
What are the Symptoms of Spinal and Spinal Tumors?
The symptoms appear to vary depending on the spine or spine area. Neck, back or back pain, arms and legs can be pain and drowsiness. In addition, there may be problems in the arms, limb weakness and urine control.
How is the diagnosis made?
Computerized tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) are effective imaging methods.
What are the treatment options?
Contact your doctor for more information.