Voluminous free disk fragment mimicking an extradural tumor.

  title={Voluminous free disk fragment mimicking an extradural tumor.},
  author={George Dimogerontas and Nikolaos A. Paidakakos and Epaminondas Konstantinidis},
  journal={Neurologia medico-chirurgica},
  volume={52 9},
A 56-year-old man presented with a rare case of a voluminous herniated disc fragment mimicking an intraspinal extradural tumor on magnetic resonance (MR) imaging. He had experienced low back pain and sciatica in his right leg for 12 months, which exacerbated suddenly 4 days before admission accompanied by right quadriceps muscle weakness. MR imaging with gadolinium demonstrated a tumor-like longitudinal lesion, extending from the L1-2 to the L3-4 intervertebral disc spaces and occupying most of… CONTINUE READING
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