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A Case of Spontaneous Regression of Lumbar Synovial Cyst and Literature Review

Lee JC, Kang SH, Park SW

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):212-214.
There have been many reports about lumbar synovial cysts, discussing surgical or interventional treatment methods. However, there have been few reports about spontaneous regression of the cyst. We report a...
Recycling of Cervical Artificial Disc for the Symptomatic Adjacent Segment Disorder Combined with Instability on Total Disc Replacement Area: A Case Report

Ihm EH, Zhang HY, Park JY, Yang KH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):206-211.
The authors describe the revision case of a 58-year-old man who presented with pain in the neck and both shoulders after C4-5 cervical total disc replacement (C-TDR) and C5-6 anterior...
Rapid Spontaneous Resolution of Idiopathic Cervico-thoracic Ventral Epidural Hematoma

Kim JY, Kim KH, Kuh SU, Cho YE

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):202-205.
Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma (SSEH) has been rarely reported in the literature. Prompt surgical intervention is recommended for patients with neurologic deficit. However. in rare cases, spontaneous resolution of the SSEH...
Adult Langerhans Cell Histiocytosis of the Spine Presenting with Neurological Deficits: A Case Report

Ahn SW, Ha HG, Kim HW, Ko JH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):199-201.
The authors report a case of an unusual spinal Langerhans cell histiocytosis (LCH) in an adult presenting with neurological deficits. A 36-year-old woman presented with LCH involving the cervical spine...
Intramedullary Entire Spinal Cord Abscess Secondary to a Congenital Dermal Sinus: A Case Report

Kim BS, Lee SB, Cho KS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):195-198.
Intramedullary spinal abscesses are rare and potentially devastating lesions. The first case of spinal abscess was described in 1830 and fewer than 100 cases have been reported subsequently. Only sixteen...
Myelography Induced Fatal Complications; Seizure and Rhabdomyolysis

Cha KC, Kim JH, Moon BG, Kang HI, Lee SJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):192-194.
Myelography has been generally regarded as a safe procedure. However, epidural hematoma and some allergic reactions have been reported, although rarely, as complications of myelography. Herein, we report a patient...
Rapid Progression of Metastatic Clear Cell Carcinoma in Thoracic Spine: A Case Report

Kim SB, Choi HJ, Lim YJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):188-191.
Metastatic spinal cord compression is one of the most dreaded complications of metastatic cancer. This type of compression can lead to pain, neurological deficits and a reduction in the patient's...
Primary Intradural Extramedullary Malignant Melanoma in the Thoracic Spine: Case Report and Literature Review

Ryu DS, Park YM, Kim KH, Lee S, Kim KS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):184-187.
We present a case of primary malignant melanoma of the thoracic spine mimicking intradural extramedullary meningioma or schwannoma. In 2010, a 55-year-old man presented with hypesthesia below the T4 dermatome...
Thoracic Spinal Epidural Cavernous Hemangioma: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Lee H, Hwang BW, Lee SH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):180-183.
We report a very rare case of thoracic epidural cavernous hemangioma in a 69-year-old male. He complained of a three-year history of dull ache at the interscapular region and progressive...
Eosinophilic Granuloma in an Adult Thoracic Spine: A Case Report

Kim JG, Kim WH, Yoon SH, Jin YJ, Kim KJ, Kim HJ

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):177-179.
In adults, eosinophilic granuloma of the spine is a rare, benign osteolytic lesion. In a case of a 33-year-old man with neurologic deterioration, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed an osteolytic...
Solitary Lumbar Spinal Osteochondroma Presenting with Sciatic Pain: A Case Report

Woo HJ, Cho DC, Bae KJ, Sung JK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):173-176.
Osteochondroma is one of the most common benign bone tumors, but only 1-4% involve the spine. They make up 0.4% of intraspinal tumors. Herein, we report on a solitary osteochondroma...
Surgical Complications of Transforaminal Lumbar Interbody Fusion in Elderly Patients

Chung SK, Kim KT, Kim YB

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):167-172.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study was to analyze the surgical complications of transforaminal lumbar interbody fusion (TLIF) with pedicle screw fixation (PSF) in elderly patients. METHODS: A retrospective analysis of...
Scoliosis in a Nineteen Years Old Male: Prevalence Study

Oh CH, Jahng YJ, Lee JH, Yoon SH, Park HC, Park CO

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):161-166.
OBJECTIVE: To evaluate the prevalence and the epidemiological findings of scoliosis in 19-year-old Korean males. METHODS: We applied chest radiographs for scoliosis screening from the examinations for conscription at Regional Military...
Clinical Outcome of Minimally Invasive Tubular Retractor Assisted Microscopic Discectomy in Far Lateral Lumbar Disc Herniation

Lee YG, Cha JH, Park JS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):155-160.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to analyze the clinical outcomes of the minimally invasive approach for the surgical treatment of far lateral lumbar disc herniation. METHODS: Between January 2007...
Adjacent Segment Instability after Posterior Lumbar Fusion: Comparison Between Subtotal Laminectomy and Total Laminectomy

An SD, Cho TH, Park YK, Kim SH, Park JY, Seo JK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):150-154.
OBJECTIVE: Whereas fusion with pedicle screw fixation has shown satisfactory clinical results, solid fusion has been reported to accelerate degenerative changes in adjacent unfused levels. The purpose of this study...
Radiologic Adjacent Segment Degeneration and Clinical Outcome after Two Level Fusion (L3-4-5 and L4-5-S1) in Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Disease

Son S, Kim DY, Lee SG, Kim WK, Park CW, Jun DS

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):143-149.
OBJECTIVE: We retrospectively analyzed correlation of the development of radiologic adjacent segment degeneration (ASD), clinical outcome, and the vertebral level of fusion in two-level posterior lumbar fusion cases. Furthermore, risk...
Clinical Outcome of Two-Level Percutaneous Pedicle Screw Fixation in Lumbar Degenerative Disease: A Preliminary Report

Lee JH, Lee SG, Park CW, Kim WK

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):137-142.
OBJECTIVE: The evolution of minimally invasive techniques should reduce or minimize the destructive aspects of the open techniques but preserve the operative goals of neural decompression and spine fusion. The...
Spontaneous Atlantoaxial Subluxation due to Pyogenic or Tuberculosis Vertebral Osteomyelitis: Diagnosis and Treatment

Kim JY, Ji GY, Yi S, Ha Y, Kim KN, Yoon DH

  • Korean J Spine.
  • 2010 Sep;7(3):131-136.
OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to evaluate the clinical and radiographic results of infective atlantoaxial subluxation, and to describe the management of pyogenic or tuberculosis atlantoaxial subluxation. METHODS: In...

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