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Metastatic colon carcinoma - Dorsal spine - Photograph
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Metastatic colon carcinoma - Dorsal spine - Photograph
  • Case ID: 247
  • Diagnosis: Metastatic colon carcinoma
  • Category: Bone Tumors
  • Category Type: Metastatic carcinoma to bone
  • Category Sub Type: Malignant
  • Location: Dorsal spine
  • Age: 74
  • Sex: F
  • Treatment: Spinal fusion
  • Image ID: 2008
  • Image Type: Photograph
  • Images relating to this case: 2004 , 2005 , 2006 , 2007 , 2008, 2009 , 2010 .

IMAGE DESCRIPTION:
Because a simple laminectomy alone would destabilize the spine and result in progressive kyphotic deformity and cord compromise, a stabilization was carried out posteriorly with multiple threaded Steinman pins placed over the intact lamina, three above and three below the area of the metastatic tumor. The pins are secured in position with sublaminar wires, as seen here.

 

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