, Volume 32, Issue 1, pp 67–69 | Cite as

Epidural gas: an unusual complication of metastatic oesophageal carcinoma

  • C. Kennedy
  • R. Phillips
  • B. Kendall
Case Reports


Epidural gas occurring in benign disease is well documented. Gas formation within an epidural metastasis, which has not been previously reported, was demonstrated using computed myelography.

Key words

Epidural gas metastases Computed myelography 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Kennedy
    • 1
  • R. Phillips
    • 1
  • B. Kendall
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ImagingThe Middlesex HospitalLondonEngland

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