Primary liposarcoma of the lumbar spine.

  title={Primary liposarcoma of the lumbar spine.},
  author={Mohamed Lmejjati and Chakir Loqa and Mustapha Haddi and Mohamed Hakkou and Said Ait Benali},
  journal={Joint, bone, spine : revue du rhumatisme},
  volume={75 4},
BACKGROUND We describe a rare case of the cauda equina syndrome caused by a primary pleomorphic liposarcoma of the lumbar spine. CASE REPORT A 35-year-old man presented a 2-month history of back pain and slowly progressive weakness of lower limbs without sphincter dysfunction. It had a laminectomy for a supposed disc herniation three years previously. A diagnosis of recurrence hernia or fibrosis was discussed. RESULTS Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and CT scan of the lumbar vertebral… CONTINUE READING


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