Dr. Ali Al-Bayati

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The patient was operated for posterior third falx hemangiopericytoma 4 years ago and suffered RTA one year ago. He started to complain of neck pain several months later and weak right upper limb and both legs within the last month, for what he performed MRI of the cervical spine which revealed a mass destroying the C4 body and expanding to the right side anteriorly.

The patient underwent radical removal of the mass and a fibular graft was harvested from the right leg and configured to the gap after removal of the C3-4 and C4-5 disci.

The construct was fixed to three level  miniplate with 10 mm screws and fusion of C3 with 5 was performed.

Routine closure of the wound. During the operation check image intensifier was performed.

Smooth postoperative recovery. The mass was sent for detailed histological verification. The patient was discharged the next day with disappearance of his neurological deficits.


Immediate postoperative check X-ray showing the fibular graft and the fixation device.

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