Neurosarcoidosis of the conus medullaris and cauda equina presenting as paraparesis: case report and literature review

Abstract

Sarcoidosis is a multi-system, non-caseating granulomatous disease of unknown etiology. Although spinal cord involvement is rare, it may cause severe neurological complications. We report the case of a 52-year-old woman who developed low back pain and a progressive flaccid paraparesis whose investigations revealed pulmonary and spinal sarcoidosis. To our… (More)
DOI: 10.1038/sc.1996.21

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