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Neurosciences (Riyadh). 2005 Apr;10(2):180-2.

Alveolar hydatid disease of the spine causing paraplegia.

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Department of Neurosurgery, Research Hospital, Ataturk University Medical School, Erzurum 25070, Turkey. Tel. +90 4423152393. Fax. +90 4423166340. E-mail: hakanhadi@superonline.com.

Abstract

Hydatid disease involving the vertebral body and paravertebral soft tissues is a rare disease with poor prognosis. We report a case of spinal cord compression caused by secondary extradural cysts.

PMID:
22473236

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