Pathophysiology and Natural History
The pathophysiology of spinal lipomas can be broadly characterized into two events: those pathological events that occur during embryonal stage that give rise to the malformation and those events resulting from the lipoma that impart neurological injury to the spinal cord. These will be considered individually.
Neurosurg Focus. 2001;10(1) © 2001 American Association of Neurological Surgeons
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