Case Presentation: Three-Staged Approach to Treatment of Pathologic Fracture Due to Giant Schwannoma at C6-7

Johns Hopkins neurosurgeon Timothy Witham discusses the case of a 30-year-old, previously healthy, male patient who presented with acute neck pain and a pathological C6 vertebral body fracture. Imaging disclosed an extensive nerve sheath tumor as the cause. A complicated three-stage tumor resection was performed with extensive spinal column reconstruction.

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Timothy Witham, MD.

Timothy Witham, MD

Dr. Timothy Witham is a professor of neurological surgery and orthopaedic surgery at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. His interests include the surgical treatment of degenerative conditions of the cervical and lumbar spine, ...

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