Lumbar epidural arachnoid cyst

Case contributed by Dr Muneesh Sharma


Right sided lumbar radiculopathy

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Female


Case Discussion

45 year old female, no history of trauma.

chronic right lumbar radiculopathy

MRI LS spine reveals a CSF signal intensity thin walled elongated epidural cystic lesion, scalloping the posterior aspects of L1-2-3 vertebral bodies and widening their right neural foramina.

Diagnosis of lumbar epidural arachnoid cyst was made.

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Case information

rID: 10781
Case created: 20th Sep 2010
Last edited: 16th Dec 2015
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