Sarcoid of the cauda equina. Case report

James N Campbell, P. Black, P. T. Ostrow

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Abstract

An unusual case of sarcoid in a man of 40 involving the cauda equina and resulting in progressive paraparesis, is presented. There was no evidence of sarcoid involvement outside the nervous system, and the diagnosis was established through thoracolumbar exploration. The patient was treated with steroids postoperatively, and had a moderate recovery of neurological function.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)109-112
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Neurosurgery
Volume47
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1977

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ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Clinical Neurology
  • Neuroscience(all)

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Campbell, J. N., Black, P., & Ostrow, P. T. (1977). Sarcoid of the cauda equina. Case report. Journal of Neurosurgery, 47(1), 109-112.