[Epidural lipomatosis as a complication of a long-term glucocorticoid therapy].


In a 47-year-old patient with asymmetrical proximal paraparesis a long cervical and thoracic spinal epidural lipomatosis was found, by computed tomography and (the first such case) magnetic resonance imaging, to be the cause of the signs of a transverse cord lesion. Such a space-occupying mass is a rare complication of long-term corticosteroid medication… (More)


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