Fluoroscopically guided aspiration of a symptomatic lumbar zygapophyseal joint cyst: a case report.

Lumbar zygapophyseal joint cysts are potential pain generators in patients with axial pain and/or lower-limb radicular pain. The traditional treatment of symptomatic cysts that do not respond to conservative measures is surgical decompression. Percutaneous needle aspiration under fluoroscopic guidance is a potential minimally invasive treatment option. We… CONTINUE READING