Journal of Korean Society of Geriatric Neurosurgery 2015;11(1):69-71.
Published online June 30, 2015.
Discal Cyst of the Lumbar Spine in an Elderly Patient: A Case Report
Ji-Sang Kim1 , Hyoung-Joon Chun1 , Koang-Hum Bak1 , Je-Il Ryu2 , Hyeong-Joong Yi1
Departments of Neurosurgery, 1Hanyang Hospital, 2Guri Hospital, Hanyang University College of Medicine, Seoul, Korea
고령 환자에서의 요추부 디스크 낭종 1례
김지상1·전형준1·백광흠1·류제일2·이형중1
한양대학교 의과대학 한양대학교병원1, 구리병원2 신경외과학교실
Abstract
Discal cyst-intraspinal cyst communicating with an adjacent intervertebral disc- is uncommon cause of lumbar radiculopathy. Because it is very rare, its natural history and treatment are still unknown. Here, we report a case of discal cyst of the lumbar spine in an elderly patient and discuss the clinical characteristics and optimal management.
Key Words: Cystic discㆍElderlyㆍLumbar


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