Retrospective study of 77 patients harbouring lumbar synovial cysts: Functional and neurological outcome

@article{Mtellus2005RetrospectiveSO,
  title={Retrospective study of 77 patients harbouring lumbar synovial cysts: Functional and neurological outcome},
  author={Philippe M{\'e}tellus and S. A. Sans Fuentes and Tarek Adetchessi and Olivier Levrier and Isabel M. Flores-Parra and D. Talianu and Henry Dufour and Corinne Bouvier and Luis Manera and François Grisoli},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
  year={2005},
  volume={148},
  pages={47-54}
}
Background. Synovial cysts represent an uncommon and probably underestimated pathological entity of the degenerative lumbar spine. The authors report a retrospective analysis of the clinical presentation, radiological studies and operative findings in 77 patients surgically treated for symptomatic lumbar synovial cysts at their institution. Materials and method. Between January 1992 and June 1998, a total of 77 patients presenting with symptomatic lumbar synovial cysts were operated on in the… CONTINUE READING

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