The authors describe the clinical case of a patient aged 18 years affected with giant cell tumor (GCT) at C3 who came to the surgical unit of Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the Ospedale Maggiore in Bologna after being treated by surgery elsewhere. Particular attention is paid to surgical access by means of median transmandibuloglossotomy used in order to obtain a sufficiently wide surgical field that can adequately expose the vertebral segment affected by neoplastic disease. In particular, possible complications that may be observed postsurgery can be compared to other surgical approaches to the upper cervical spine and above all that there are no permanent clinical sequelae.

Giant cell tumor of the upper cervical spine: transmandibular-translingual access. Clinical case / Cappuccio, M; Bandiera, S; Gasbarrini, A; De Iure, F; Barbanti Bròdano, G; Scimeca, G B; Presutti, L; Cocchi, R; Boriani, S. - In: LA CHIRURGIA DEGLI ORGANI DI MOVIMENTO. - ISSN 0009-4749. - 89:4(2004), pp. 305-12-305-22.

Giant cell tumor of the upper cervical spine: transmandibular-translingual access. Clinical case

Presutti, L;Cocchi, R;
2004

Abstract

The authors describe the clinical case of a patient aged 18 years affected with giant cell tumor (GCT) at C3 who came to the surgical unit of Orthopaedics and Traumatology at the Ospedale Maggiore in Bologna after being treated by surgery elsewhere. Particular attention is paid to surgical access by means of median transmandibuloglossotomy used in order to obtain a sufficiently wide surgical field that can adequately expose the vertebral segment affected by neoplastic disease. In particular, possible complications that may be observed postsurgery can be compared to other surgical approaches to the upper cervical spine and above all that there are no permanent clinical sequelae.
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Giant cell tumor of the upper cervical spine: transmandibular-translingual access. Clinical case / Cappuccio, M; Bandiera, S; Gasbarrini, A; De Iure, F; Barbanti Bròdano, G; Scimeca, G B; Presutti, L; Cocchi, R; Boriani, S. - In: LA CHIRURGIA DEGLI ORGANI DI MOVIMENTO. - ISSN 0009-4749. - 89:4(2004), pp. 305-12-305-22.
Cappuccio, M; Bandiera, S; Gasbarrini, A; De Iure, F; Barbanti Bròdano, G; Scimeca, G B; Presutti, L; Cocchi, R; Boriani, S
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