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Case 44

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

Published on behalf of Oxford University Press

Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780199599837
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191753503 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780199599837.003.0044

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 44

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A 67-year-old woman presents to the emergency department with increasing back pain for 2 months, preventing her from sleeping and driving. Her legs have been feeling slightly numb for 4 days, and for the past 2 days she has been confined to the ground floor of her house. This morning she fell and was unable to get up. She underwent a lobectomy and radiotherapy for small-cell lung cancer last year. She last saw her oncologist 3 months ago and is under clinical surveillance.

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Subjects: Neurosurgery ; Clinical Radiology ; Surgical Oncology

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