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From: Risk factor analysis for progressive spinal deformity after resection of intracanal tumors─ a retrospective study of 272 cases

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The T2-weighted MR images shown was a 30-year-old woman who underwent resection of the ependymoma spanning from C3 to T2. a Preoperative MR images showed a huge tumor and the cervical spine had lost its normal curvature. b Postoperative MR images during postoperative hospitalization showed complete resection of spinal cord tumor and almost no change in cervical curvature. c The follow-up MR image showed progressive cervical kyphosis 6 months after the operation. d, e The follow-up MR image showed deterioration of progressive cervical kyphosis 13 months and 24 months after the operation, respectively. f The CT three-dimensional reconstruction image showed the cervical kyphosis 24 months after the operation. At that time, the patient complained that her left upper limb was numb

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