Lumbar disk pseudotumor: An unusual presentation of lumbar spinal fracture and stenosis

Robert A. Koenigsberg, Perry Black, Scott Faro, Jeffrey Rykken

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Abstract

We present an unusual case of a primary lumbar disk-space mass that presumably developed secondary to a chronic hyperextension spinal fracture associated with spinal stenosis. This injury resulted in the appearance of a lumbar intervertebral disk-space mass or pseudotumor. The pseudotumor most likely resulted from a prior spinal fracture, leading to a fused hyperextension deformity in a patient with underlying chronic degenerative spinal disease.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1662-1664
Number of pages3
JournalAmerican Journal of Neuroradiology
Volume23
Issue number10
Publication statusPublished - Nov 1 2002
Externally publishedYes

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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