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Year : 2018  |  Volume : 4  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 79-81

A case report on lumbar synovial cyst: An uncommon presentation

1 Fellow, Daradia: The Pain Clinic, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
2 Director, Daradia: The Pain Clinic, Kolkata, West Bengal, India

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Praneet Singh
Fellow, Daradia: The Pain Clinic, Kolkata, West Bengal
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DOI: 10.5005/jp-journals-10046-0111

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Lumbar synovial cyst, though rare, can mimic many other conditions including lumbar radiculopathy or neurogenic claudication and therefore should be included in the differential diagnosis for radiculopathy, especially in elderly patients. Here we discuss our experience with a postoperative case of transpedicular screw fixation presenting with typical features radiculopathy and claudication symptoms caused by a lumbar synovial cyst, its diagnosis and successful management of the neurological symptoms.

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