A New Classification for Pathologies of Spinal Meninges, Part 1: Dural Cysts, Dissections, and Ectasias.

BACKGROUND The clinical significance of pathologies of the spinal dura is often unclear and their management controversial. OBJECTIVE To classify spinal dural pathologies analogous to vascular aneurysms, present their symptoms and surgical results. METHODS Among 1519 patients with spinal space-occupying lesions, 66 patients demonstrated dural… CONTINUE READING