Major Groups of Spinal Cord Tumors
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Spinal Cord Tumors
Major groups of spinal tumors
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. www.ninds.nih.gov
Tumors between the spinal canal and the dura mater that protects the spinal cord. These are usually metastatic tumors and most often arise in the vertebrae themselves.
Tumors inside the dura, but outside of spinal cord. These are usually nerve sheath tumors or meningiomas.
Tumors inside the spinal cord. These are usually astrocytomas or ependymomas.
tumors inside the dura
tumors outside the dura