Idiopathic thoraco-lumbar spinal epidural hematoma. Case report and review of literature.

@article{Sasaki1987IdiopathicTS,
  title={Idiopathic thoraco-lumbar spinal epidural hematoma. Case report and review of literature.},
  author={Masato Sasaki and Hiroshi Nogaki and Kentarou Ishida and Takehiko Nagao},
  journal={No shinkei geka. Neurological surgery},
  year={1987},
  volume={15 5},
  pages={537-41}
}
The authors report a case of a 71-year-old man, who had thoracic pain, flaccid paraplegia, sensory loss below the level of Th10, and disturbance of the sphincter control. CT myelography disclosed an isodensity epidural mass lesion from Th10 to L2, which compressed the spinal cord ventrolaterally. Laminectomy was immediately performed and an epidural… CONTINUE READING