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Korean J Spine > Volume 8(1); 2011 > Article
DOI: https://doi.org/10.14245/kjs.2011.8.1.70   
A Case of Intraspinal Gas-containing Cyst associated with Severe Lumbar Spondylosis.
Tae Kyoo Lim, Chan Woo Park, Sang Gu Lee, Woo Kyung Kim
Department of Neurosurgery, Gachon University of Medical & Science, Gil Medical Center, Incheon, Korea. chanwoo@gilhospital.com
Intraspinal gas collection is rare and also can be a cause of lumbar radiculopathy. Occasionally, the gas formation makes a severe pain which results from nerve root compression. We report a patient who had a radiculopathy caused by the gascontaining cyst in L3-L4 associated with severe spondylosis.
Keywords: Lumbosacral Region;Nerve Root Compression;Intervertebral Disk Degeneration;Gas Formation

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