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J Clin Neurosci. 2012 Apr;19(4):587-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jocn.2011.09.006. Epub 2012 Jan 16.

Spontaneously ruptured intraspinal epidermoid cyst causing chemical meningitis.

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  • 1Department of Radiology, University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, 200 Hawkins Drive, 0453-G JCP, Iowa City, IA 52242, United States. mircea-dobre@uiowa.edu

Abstract

We report a 53-year-old woman with a rare ruptured lumbar intraspinal epidermoid cyst causing chemical meningitis evaluated with MRI (including diffusion-weighted imaging), with histopathologic correlation.

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