Histiocytosis-x of the spinal cord

Case report

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  • 1 Department of Neurosurgery, Neurological Institute of New York, Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center, New York, New York
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✓The authors present a case in which there was direct invasion of the spinal canal and its contents by a granuloma of histiocytosis-x, and emphasize the importance of considering this condition as a cause of spinal cord and cauda equina syndromes.

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Address reprint requests to: Lester A. Mount, M.D., Department of Neurological Surgery, Neurological Institute of New York, 710 West 168th Street, New York, N.Y. 10032
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