A Real Pain in the Back

Peart, Olive
November 2008
Radiologic Technology;Nov/Dec2008, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p183
Academic Journal
Case Study
A case study is presented about a woman who went under a magnetic resonance examination of the lumbar spine. It was found out that the woman has a Tarlov cyst that are rooted in the nerves of the lumbar or sacral level of the spinal cord. The article mentions that Tarlov cyst can be treated using corticosteroid injections and CT-guided cyst aspiration.


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