Idiopathic spinal cord herniation at two separate zones of the thoracic spine: the first reported case and literature review

Aydin A. L., Sasani M., Erhan B., Sasani H., Ozcan S., Ozer A. F.

SPINE JOURNAL, vol.11, no.8, 2011 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Review
  • Volume: 11 Issue: 8
  • Publication Date: 2011
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.spinee.2011.07.003
  • Journal Name: SPINE JOURNAL
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Istanbul University Affiliated: Yes


BACKGROUND CONTEXT: Idiopathic spinal cord herniation (ISCH) is a rare cause of progressive myelopathy. Preoperative diagnosis can be made with magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). Many surgical techniques have been applied by various authors, and ISCH is usually reversible by surgical treatment.