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Year : 2016  |  Volume : 30  |  Issue : 3  |  Page : 184-186

Intraspinal synovial cyst presenting with leg radiculopathy

Department of Spine Surgery, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi, India

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Umesh Takhelmayum
Department of Spine Surgery, Sir Gangaram Hospital, New Delhi - 110 60
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-4958.191190

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Intraspinal synovial cysts are rare cystic lesion arising from degenerated facet joint affecting most commonly in lumbosacral spine. They usually present with low back pain with leg radicular pain with or without neurodeficit mimicking prolapsed intervertebral disc. Surgical excision is the treatment of choice.

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