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Neurol India. 1999 Mar;47(1):61-4.

Sacral nerve root cysts: A review on pathophysiology.

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  • 1Department of Neurological Sciences, Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, Andhra Pradesh, India.

Abstract

Nerve root cysts of the sacral region are generally asymptomatic but are known to cause neurogenic claudication. In this paper we present an elderly lady who presented with claudication, whose MR imaging showed a sacral cyst. She underwent lumbo-sacral laminectomy, partial excision of the cyst wall with plication. A review of the possible pathophysiology of such a lesion is discussed.

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