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Chordoma of the mobile spine and sacrum: clinical management and prognosis.

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Summary of "Chordoma of the mobile spine and sacrum: clinical management and prognosis."

Chordomas are rare malignant tumors of the spinal column often afflicting the upper cervical spine and sacrum. There are few large single center series on chordomas due to its rarity. The purpose of this study is to report a single center's experience with the operative and non-operative management of chordomas.

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Name: Journal of spine surgery (Hong Kong)
ISSN: 2414-469X
Pages: 546-552

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