neoplasms of the spinal canal

Neoplasms of the spinal canal encompass a range of tumors which arise from or involve the spinal cord, theca, and spinal nerves.


These can be divided according to the tissue/structure of origin within the spinal canal. Tumors of vertebral bodies are discussed separately: see vertebral body tumors.

Spinal cord (intramedullary)

See also the article on intramedullary spinal tumors

Intradural extramedullary

See also the article on intradural extramedullary spinal neoplasms

Cauda equina and filum terminale

See also the article on neoplasms of the cauda equina

See also

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