Case Report


  • Bahadır GÖKCEN
  • Meriç ENERCAN
  • Mesut KILIÇ
  • Erden ERTÜRER
  • Çağatay ÖZTÜRK

Received Date: 12.11.2014 Accepted Date: 22.12.2014 J Turk Spinal Surg 2015;26(2):147-150

Idiopathic spinal cord herniation is a rare diagnosis. The differentiation of spinal cord herniation from arachnoid cyst is important. MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) is helpful for the diagnosis. We report a patient with lumbar spinal stenosis and an idiopathic spinal cord herniation at the thoracic level.

Keywords: Idiopathic spinal cord herniation, thoracic spine, surgical treatment