Spinal Epidural Lipomatosis: A Case Study

Jeanne K. Clancey
2004 Journal of Neuroscience Nursing  
A bstract: Spinal epidural lipomatosis (SEDL), an abnormal localized or tumor-like accumulation of fat in the epidural space, is an infrequent complication of chronic steroid usage and an uncommon cause of spinal cord compression. A patient with a primary malignant brain tumor on chronic corticosteroids presented with a clinical picture of cord compression and was diagnosed with SEDL.
doi:10.1097/01376517-200408000-00007 fatcat:ldupujutkbaopm63go2k4lxwmi