Paraspinal gossybipoma: A case report and review of the literature

  title={Paraspinal gossybipoma: A case report and review of the literature},
  author={Baris Kucukyuruk and Huseyin Biceroglu and Bashar A. Abuzayed and Mustafa Onur Ulu and Ali Metin Kafadar},
  booktitle={Journal of neurosciences in rural practice},
Spinal or paraspinal retained surgical sponges (gossybipoma or textiloma) are rare incidents and mostly asymptomatic in chronic cases, but can be confused with other masses such as a hematoma, an abscess or a tumor. In chronic cases, the presentation can be as late as decades after the initial surgery; however, some gossybipomas cause infection or abscess formation in the early stages. The authors report a 40-year-old woman with a history of operation for lumbar disk herniation before 8 months… CONTINUE READING

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