Ganglioglioma of conus medullaris: a case report

Neurosurg Rev. 1997;20(1):55-8. doi: 10.1007/BF01390527.


A case of a ganglioglioma of the conus medullaris extending between T-12 and L2 segments is reported. The tumor was successfully removed by third stage operation. Ganglioglioma located in the conus medullaris is extremely rare. The best treatment of spinal cord ganglioglioma is totally tumor excision even when multiple stage operations are necessary.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Adult
  • Ganglioglioma / diagnosis
  • Ganglioglioma / pathology
  • Ganglioglioma / surgery*
  • Humans
  • Male
  • Microsurgery
  • Neurologic Examination
  • Postoperative Complications / diagnosis
  • Reoperation
  • Spinal Cord / pathology
  • Spinal Cord / surgery
  • Spinal Cord Neoplasms / diagnosis
  • Spinal Cord Neoplasms / pathology
  • Spinal Cord Neoplasms / surgery*