Surgical excision of a Juxtafacet cyst in the lumbar spine: A report of thirteen cases with long-term follow up

Abstract

CONTEXT Juxtafacet cysts of the lumbar spine are extradural degenerative lesions associated with symptoms of lower back pain and radiculopathy. Surgical treatment is indicated when there is failure of conservative measures. Primary spinal fusion at the time of surgical excision of the cyst is a matter of controversy. Few reports have described long-term… (More)
DOI: 10.4103/1793-5482.92162

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