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A rare case of ligamentum flavum cyst of the lumbar spine in an elderly male is reported. The patient presented with low backache and features of bilateral radiculopathy of a sudden onset. The cyst was lying in the extradural space. After surgery, the patient reported complete relief of symptoms.

Keywords: Etiology of lumbar canal stenosis, Extradural lesion, Ligamentum flavum cyst.

How to cite this article: Desai AA, Trivedi A, Chandraker BL, Kadam R. Report of a Rare Case: Ligamentum Flavum Cyst. MGM J Med Sci 2015;2(4):208-212.

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