J Korean Radiol Soc. 2008 May;58(5):529-531. English. Case Report. https://doi.org/10.3348/jkrs.2008.58.5.529
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Wooridul Spine Hospital, Korea. firstname.lastname@example.org
Department of Neurosurgery, Wooridul Spine Hospital, Korea.
Department of Pathology, Wooridul Spine Hospital, Korea.
Department of Diagnostic Radiology, Chuk Spine Hospital, Korea.
Intraspinal synovial cysts are commonly found in the lumbar spine and occur less commonly in the cervical spine. Occurrence of a cyst in the thoracic spine causing myelopathy is extremely rare. We report here the radiological findings of a case of a thoracic intraspinal synovial cyst that caused myelopathy at the T2-3 level with an accompanying review of the clinical literature.