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Spine and spinal cord tumors

It's important to get evaluated by a top New York injury doctor in the first 72 hours after your accident. 

 

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Seeking a Top Spine Doctor in New York? Look no further! 🌟 At NYPMD New York Injury Centers, our expert spine specialists are dedicated to providing cutting-edge care for your spine health.

Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors Overview:

  • Abnormal growths or masses that develop within the spinal column or on the spinal cord

  • Can be benign or malignant, impacting spinal function and neurological health


Types of Tumors:

  • Intradural: within the dura mater (protective covering of the spinal cord)

  • Extradural: outside the dura mater but within the spinal canal

  • Intradural-extramedullary: within the dura mater but outside the spinal cord

  • Intramedullary: within the substance of the spinal cord


Signs and Diagnosis:

  • Symptoms vary based on tumor type and location, including pain, neurological deficits, and changes in sensation

  • Diagnosis through imaging studies (MRI, CT scan) and biopsy for tumor classification


Treatment for Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors:

  • Surgical removal for accessible tumors, with the goal of preserving neurological function

  • Radiation therapy for inoperable or residual tumor tissue

  • Chemotherapy for malignant tumors that respond to systemic treatment


NYPMD Specialists for Spine and Spinal Cord Tumors:

  • Specialized evaluation by NYPMD specialists outside New York

  • Expertise in managing tumors affecting the spine and spinal cord

  • Collaborative approach with neurosurgeons, oncologists, and other specialists for comprehensive patient care


What You Can Expect at NYPMD for Tumor Management:

  • Thorough assessment of tumor type, location, and impact on spinal health

  • Personalized treatment plans tailored to individual needs

  • Expert surgical interventions and postoperative care

  • Holistic support for improved spinal function and overall well-being

It's important to get evaluated by a top New York injury doctor in the first 72 hours after your accident. 

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