Spinal tumours can occur in any of the regions making up the spinal column. They could arise in the cervical (neck), thoracic (mid-back), lumbosacral (lower back) or even in the spinal cord, roots or vertebrae themselves.
The most common symptoms of spinal tumours are neck and/or back pain. The source of the pain will however be dependent on the specific location of the tumour itself. For example, a neck tumour may cause a loss of sensation in the limbs, whereas a thoracic tumour might affect the chest area. Other symptoms might include;
Weakness in muscles