Spinal cord

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The spinal cord is the part of the CNS where tumours occasionally grow. It is also a place one can find various cysts.

Spinal cord, cross section

Differential diagnosis

General

Note: always consider reactive (piloid) gliosis

Congenital malformations

Inflammatory lesions

Vascular malformations

Cysts

low-grade neoplasms

Malignant


See also:

Neuroanatomy