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Tumor of the Spinal Cord Evaluation

The evaluation of a spinal cord tumor begins with a history and physical exam.

Physical findings in someone with a spinal cord tumor may include:

Tests are necessary to make the diagnosis of a spinal cord tumor.

Tests that may be used to evaluate a spinal cord tumor include:

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Last Updated: Jan 5, 2011 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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