Lumbar L 4L 5 ganglion cyst with hemicauda equina syndrome . Report of a case and review of the literature

@inproceedings{Iacob2013LumbarL4,
  title={Lumbar L 4L 5 ganglion cyst with hemicauda equina syndrome . Report of a case and review of the literature},
  author={Gabriel Iacob and Bogdan Rotund},
  year={2013}
}
Mostly associated with degenerative facet joints and spondylolisthesis, symptomatic lumbar juxta facet cysts ganglion and synovial cysts are uncommon lesions of the spine. They can mimic herniated discs, causing low back pain, radiculopathy or even cauda equina syndrome; also some of them are associated with spinal instability. Referring to a case with hemicauda equina syndrome where microsurgical decompression was performed with very good result; alternative treatment solutions are discussed… CONTINUE READING