Myelopathy due to thickened ligamenta flava and abnormal fibrous tissue of the cervicothoracic junction--case report.


A 49-year-old female with subacute myelopathic symptoms due to thickened cervicothoracic yellow ligament and abnormal epidural fibrous tissue is reported. Myelography showed a complete block at the Th3 level. Magnetic resonance imaging demonstrated an extra-axial mass lesion in the spinal canal at the cervicothoracic junction causing the spinal cord… (More)