Cyclic sciatica from extrapelvic endometriosis affecting the sciatic nerve.

Abstract

Sciatic (catamenial) radiculopathy, waxing and waning with the menstrual cycle, is an uncommon condition typically caused by pelvic endometriosis affecting the lumbosacral plexus or proximal sciatic nerve. The authors describe a woman with catamenial sciatica caused by endometriosis affecting the sciatic nerve trunk in the upper thigh. Symptomatic with leg… (More)
DOI: 10.3171/2010.10.SPINE09162

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@article{Floyd2011CyclicSF, title={Cyclic sciatica from extrapelvic endometriosis affecting the sciatic nerve.}, author={John R. Floyd and Elizabeth R Keeler and Elizabeth D Euscher and Ian E. Mccutcheon}, journal={Journal of neurosurgery. Spine}, year={2011}, volume={14 2}, pages={281-9} }