Ann Clin Case Rep | Volume 2, Issue 1 | Case Report | Open Access

Acquired Lumbar Spinal Stenosis as a Consequence of a Spinal Synovial Cyst Presenting with Paraparesis: A Case Report

Myron M. LaBan* and Douglas Boven

Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation, Oakland University William Beaumont School of Medicine, Michigan, USA

*Correspondance to: Myron M. LaBan 

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Abstract

Synovial and/or ganglionic cysts of the lumbar spine usually present with complaints of radicular pain. Less often, larger cysts are also associated with complaints of ambulatory-associated “weakness”. Such was the case of a 60-year-old male initially clinically suspected of having lumbar spinal stenosis. The etiopathogenesis of large ganglion cysts is reviewed with reference to symptoms, clinical signs and pathogenesis.

Keywords:

Ganglion cyst; Paraparesis; Spinal stenosis; Synovial cyst

Citation:

LaBan MM, Boven D. Acquired Lumbar Spinal Stenosis as a Consequence of a Spinal Synovial Cyst Presenting with Paraparesis: A Case Report. Ann Clin Case Rep. 2017; 2: 1347.

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