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J Korean Soc Spine Surg. 2000 Jun;7(2):271-275. Korean. Case Report.
Kim CK , Lee SG , Hwang S , Hong JK , Park JK .
Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Masan Samsung Hospital, Sungkyunkwan University, Korea.
Abstract

Epidermoid tumors of the central nervous system are infrequent(2%) and can occur congenitally or iatrogenically. Since Choremis et. al. reported intradural-extramedullary epidermoid tumor after repeated lumbar puncture, several cases have been reported. We experienced a case of epidermoid inclusion cyst after single lumbar puncture in a 7-year-old boy and report the clinical and radiologic findings with relevant literatures.

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