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Neuroradiology

, Volume 31, Issue 6, pp 552–553 | Cite as

L5 radicular pain related to lumbar extradural gas-containing pseudocyst

Role of CT-guided aspiration
  • V. Bosser
  • J. L. Dietemann
  • J. M. Warter
  • M. Granel de Solignac
  • R. Beaujeux
  • F. Buchheit
Case Reports

Summay

L5 radicular pain related to an epidural gas-containing pseudocyst is described in a 62-year-old female. Transeint resolution of radicular pain was observed after CT-guided gas aspiration. Recurrent radicular pain led to surgical treatment; after operation the radicular pain disappeared.

Key words

Spine Epidural gas Epidural cyst 

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Copyright information

© Springer-Verlag 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • V. Bosser
    • 1
  • J. L. Dietemann
    • 1
    • 4
  • J. M. Warter
    • 2
  • M. Granel de Solignac
    • 1
  • R. Beaujeux
    • 1
  • F. Buchheit
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Medical-Surgical RadiologyCHRU, Hospices Civils, Hôpital centralStrasbourgFrance
  2. 2.Department of NeurologyCHRU, Hospices Civils, Hôpital centralStrasbourgFrance
  3. 3.Department of NeurosurgeryCHRU, Hospices Cilvils, Hôpital de HautepierreStrasbourgFrance
  4. 4.Service de Radiologie Médico-Chirurgicale BCHRU, Hôpital centralStrasbourg CedexFrance

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