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Rahimizadeh A, Malekmohammadi Z, Williamson W, Mahan M. A Rare Scenario of Acute Traumatic Thoracic Disc Herniation and Review of the Literature. Iran J Neurosurg 2022; 8 :12-12
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Background and Importance: Sequestrated thoracic disc herniation after a traumatic event without an apparent spinal fracture or dislocation is an extremely rare scenario.
Case Presentation: Evaluation of an elderly female with acute paraparesis secondary to a fall down to the ground revealed a right-sided extruded disc at the level of T10-T11. At 6-month follow-up, she made a dramatic recovery following an appropriate surgical intervention.
Conclusion: With occurrence of acute paraparesis following a traumatic event, MRI of the vertebral column is necessary, even in the absence of tomographic evidence of fracture-dislocation
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