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2015 | October-December | Issue4
Case Report
Report of a Rare Case: Ligamentum Flavum Cyst
Ankit Arunbhai Desai, Adarsh Trivedi, Bhudher Lal Chandraker, Rahul Kadam
Author Affiliation
Ankit Arunbhai Desai : Chandulal Chandrakar Memorial Hospital and College, Durg, Chhattisgarh, India

Adarsh Trivedi : Chandulal Chandrakar Memorial Hospital and College, Durg, Chhattisgarh, India

Bhudher Lal Chandraker : Chandulal Chandrakar Memorial Hospital and College, Durg, Chhattisgarh, India

Rahul Kadam : MGM Medical College and Hospital Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

10.5005/jp-journals-10036-1075

ABSTRACT

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.

Source of support: Nil

Conflict of interest: None

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