Ependymal Cyst Presenting with Lhermitte Sign

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Abstract

Study Design

Case report and review of the literature.

Objective

To present an unusual case of conus medullaris ependymal cyst.

Methods

This is a case of a 41-year-old woman with a diagnosis of ependymal cyst who presented with a history of shock-like pain to the lower limbs.

Results

The patient underwent a successful cyst decompression.

Conclusion

A few cases have been reported in the literature. Including this case, there are a total of eight cases of ependymal cyst in the conocaudal segment reported.

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