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Malignant mesothelioma invading the spinal canal
  1. D. Cooper

    Abstract

    A case of diffuse malignant pleural mesothelioma presenting as acute paraplegia is described. Autopsy revealed the presence of metastatic tumour within the spinal cord. An alveolar cell carcinoma coexisting with the mesothelioma and giving a distinct histological pattern was also present. There was no histological evidence of asbestos exposure.

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