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J Korean Neurosurg Soc. 1991 Jun;20(6):480-486. Korean. Original Article.
Paik JM , Chung H , Choi GH , Yeo HT , Rhee JK .
Departments of Neurosurgery, Catholic Hosptial, Daegu, Korea.
Abstract

Spontaneous spinal epidural hematoma is a rare cause of spinal cord compression. Recently, at our hospital, the author et al had the opportunity of observing case with spontaneous cervical epidural hematoma in a 28 years old woman who had suddenly felt a strong pain in interscapular area. Rapidly after she noticed weakness in her legs and one day later she was completely paraplegia. The MRI of spine was done. There show tubular like low signal intensity at posterior epidural space of C7 level and ghigh signal intensity of cord at C7 level due to cord compression effect. In this article, we are adding one more rare case of spontaneous cervical spinal epidural hematoma confirmed by MRI.

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