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Idiopathic spinal cord herniation syndrome: a case report

Venkata Vijaya Sekhar Manda, Venkata Ramprasad Kuppili, Ravi Vasupalli, Surya Ganapathi Rao Devaguptapu.

Idiopathic spinal cord herniation syndrome is a rare entity. Only 17 cases have been reported in literature so far. They typically occur in the dorsal region of the spinal cord, spontaneously, through a defect/rent in the anterior Dura. Majority present in middle age women, with progressive paraparesis/asymmetrical motor weakness in lower limbs.

Key words: Dural defect, Spinal cord herniation, Thoracic/dorsal region, Arachnoid cyst

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