Synovial cyst of the spine
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Revised: 17 April 2013, last major update February 2012
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- Extradural, commonly lumbar, spinal cysts
- Associated with degenerative joint disease
Degenerative synovial cyst
Lumbar synovial cyst
- Fibrous wall, mucoid fluid
- Lined by fibrous tissue with or without synovial lining
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