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Journal of the Korean Academy of Rehabilitation Medicine 1995;19(3):32.
Spinal Cord Injury due to Osteochondromatosis -Case report-
Kyoung-Tae Kim, M.D. , Ho-Joong Jeong, M.D.
Department of Rehabilitation Medicine, Kosin Medical College
골연골종증환자에서 발생한 척수손상 -증례 보고-
김경태, 정호중
고신대학 의학부 재활의학과교실

One of the most common benign tumors of bone is the osteochondroma. These

tumors are usually found at the ends of the long bone of the extremities, but they may also arise from any part of the skeletal system such as bones of the jaw, skull, hand, foot and so on. The vertebral column is rarely a site for these lesions.

The following unusual case of osteochondroma arising from the thoracic spine exhibited the signs and symptoms of spastic T5 incomplete paraplegia(ASIA impariment scale, D) due to compression of the thoracic spinal cord.

Key Words: Osteochondromatosis, Spinal cord injury


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