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Direct Epidural Metastasis of Breast Cancer Mimicking a Large Lumbar Disc Sequestrum: A Case Report and Review of Literature
  • Babak Mirzashahi,
  • Mohammadreza Razzaghof,
  • Pouya Tabatabaei Irani
Babak Mirzashahi
Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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Mohammadreza Razzaghof
Imam Khomeini Hospital Complex
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Pouya Tabatabaei Irani
Joint Reconstruction Research Center, Tehran University of Medical Sciences
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Abstract

Abstract We report a case of cauda equina syndrome (CES) caused by an epidural metastasis of breast cancer, which oddly mimicked a large disc sequestrum leading to misdiagnosis. To our knowledge, it is the first report of the direct metastasis of breast cancer to epidural space.
22 Mar 2022Submitted to Clinical Case Reports
10 May 2022Assigned to Editor
10 May 2022Submission Checks Completed
13 May 2022Reviewer(s) Assigned
18 May 2022Review(s) Completed, Editorial Evaluation Pending
28 May 2022Editorial Decision: Revise Minor