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Immediate Response to Chemotherapy in an Adult Neuroblastoma Patient Presenting with Cord Compression

Nedal Bukhari; Bachar F. Harfouch; Majid Shallal Alotaibi; Hulayel Alharbi; Omar Chamdine;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2020 Journal: Case Reports in Neurological Medicine (issn: 2090-6668, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Hindawi
Abstract
We report a case of a 31-year-old female patient with high-risk neuroblastoma (NBL) who presented with a history of static back pain and bilateral lower limb weakness for almost a month. Her primary tumor was located in the right paraspinal region, causing spinal cord compression (SCC). Chemotherapy was administered with an immediate clinical improvement noted after 24 hours of starting treatment. We herein report the efficacy of chemotherapy in an adult neuroblastoma (aNBL) patient presenting with spinal cord compression.
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free text keywords: Article Subject, Case Report, Neurology. Diseases of the nervous system, RC346-429, Surgery, medicine.medical_specialty, medicine, Spinal cord compression, medicine.disease, Female patient, business.industry, business, Chemotherapy, medicine.medical_treatment, Cord, Neuroblastoma, Lower limb weakness, Primary tumor, Back pain, medicine.symptom
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