Pachymeningitis cervicalis hypertrophica

Case report

Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld F.R.A.C.S. 1 , Andrew H. Kaye F.R.A.C.S. 1 , Stephen Davis M.D., F.R.A.C.P. 1 and Michael Gonzales F.R.C.P.A. 1
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  • 1 Departments of Neurosurgery, Neurology, and Pathology, Royal Melbourne Hospital, Melbourne, Australia
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✓ The authors present the case of a 25-year-old man with idiopathic pachymeningitis hypertrophica that caused cervical radiculopathy. Decompressive surgery produced significant neurological improvement. The etiology and management of the condition are discussed and the literature is reviewed.

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Address reprint requests to: Jeffrey V. Rosenfeld, F.R.A.C.S., Neurosurgery Registrar, Department of Neurosurgery, The Royal Melbourne Hospital, Parkville 3050, Victoria, Australia.
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