A vertebral extra dural chordoma at C5, possibly deriving from a clival chordoma

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Abstract

BACKGROUND: Clival chordomas are a rare type of cancer with low metastatic potential and primary metastasize to the lung or bones.

CASE DESCRIPTION: This case report describes a possible metastatic, paravertebral chordoma at level C4-C5 in a patient with a past medical history of a clival chordoma.

CONCLUSION: Chordomas are unpredictable and may metastasise.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)94
JournalSurgical Neurology International
Volume6
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2015

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