Research Article| Volume 12, ISSUE 4, P258-260, October 1988

Carcinoid tumor with intradural spinal metastases

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      A case of spinal intradural metastasis from a carcinoid tumor is reported. The case is of interest due to the rarity of central nervous system involvement by these tumors and the long latency period of the patient's presentation.


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