What are the primary tissue types of spinal tumors?

Updated: Nov 01, 2018
  • Author: Andrew A Sama, MD; Chief Editor: Jeffrey A Goldstein, MD  more...
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The histologic findings vary according to the tumor type, as described above. The following list revisits the primary tissue types associated with some of the tumors of the spine:

  • Bone-producing tumors
  • Cartilage-producing tumors
  • Lymphoproliferative tumors
  • Tumors of notochordal origin
  • Round cell tumors

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