Intradural chordoma without bone involvement: nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) appearance. Case report

J Neurosurg. 1983 Sep;59(3):535-7. doi: 10.3171/jns.1983.59.3.0535.


This paper presents a rare case of intradural chordoma which involved the pons but had no radiological or surgical evidence of bone involvement. The appearance of this tumor on nuclear magnetic resonance imaging is presented.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Brain Neoplasms / diagnostic imaging*
  • Chordoma / diagnostic imaging*
  • Dura Mater*
  • Humans
  • Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy*
  • Male
  • Tomography, X-Ray Computed