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Synovial cyst of the spine




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Definition / general
  • Extradural, commonly lumbar, spinal cysts
  • Associated with degenerative joint disease
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Lumbar synovial cyst

Gross description
  • Fibrous wall, mucoid fluid
Microscopic (histologic) description
  • Lined by fibrous tissue with or without synovial lining
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