A case of 9 years old female presenting with rapidly progressive paraparesis during remission phase of acute myeloblastic leukemia is reported. Radiological imaging revealed an extradural mass in the upper dorsal spine producing significant cord compression. The patient showed a dramatic neurological recovery after spinal cord decompression and subsequently treated with appropriate chemotherapy and local radiotherapy.
Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP
Siddiqui, A. A.,
(2004). Extradural granulocytic sarcoma causing acute paraparesis. Journal of the College of Physicians and Surgeons--Pakistan : JCPSP, 14(1), 45-47.
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