Recurrent chest pain as the presenting manifestation of spinal meningioma

G. L. Marseglia, S. Savasta, A. Ravelli, T. M. Gaino, G. R. Burgio

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We report the case of a 9-year-old boy with a spinal cord meningioma whose only manifestations were recurrent episodes of chest pain lasting for 2 years. This case shows that spinal cord meningioma should be considered among the possible causative factors of chronic chest pain in childhood.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1086-1088
Number of pages3
JournalActa Paediatrica, International Journal of Paediatrics
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1995


  • Chest pain
  • Meningioma
  • Spinal tumors

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health


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