Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma
Sudden back pain, bilateral lower extremity paresthesias, unsteady gait. No trauma.
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A posterior epidural lesion isointense on T1W, hypointense on T2W, compressing the thecal sac and spinal cord at T7 level is seen.
This is a case of spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma in the thoracic spine.
There was progressive resolution of the hematoma and the patient became asymptomatic.
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