Turkish Neurosurgery 1997 , Vol 7 , Num 1-2
PRIMARY INTRASPINAI EXTRADURAI HYDATID DISEASE CAUSING RADICUIAR COMPRESSION
M. Akif BAYAR, Yavuz ERDEM, Naim HABP
Ministry of Health Ankara Hospital, Department of Neurosurgery, Ankara, Turkey Spinal hydatid disease is a rare entity and occurs most commonly as a result of direct extension from pulmonary lesions. Isolated intraspinal extradural location of the hydatid cyst is even rarer. We report a case of an isolated spinal extradural hydatid cyst presenting with radicular compression. Keywords : Spinal hydatid cyst, magnetic resonance imaging
Corresponding author : M. Akif Bayar