Reversibility of lumbar epidural lipomatosis in obese patients after weight-reduction diet.
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Nov 01, 1995
We present three obese patients with symptomatic lumbar epidural lipomatosis. All three were treated with a calorie-controlled diet and considerable weight reduction was achieved. MRI demonstrated a reduction in the epidural fat and relief of thecal sac compression in all three; two also improved clinically.
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