Title

JUXTAFACET CYST OF CERVICAL SPINE: A RARE NEURAL FORAMINAL LESION

Document Type

Article

Department

AKU-Pakistan; Radiology

Abstract

Juxtafacet cysts (JFC) are well recognized entities occurring in the spine in relation to facet joints. These lesions include synovial cysts and ganglion cysts. Lumbar spine is more common location amongst other regions of the spine. Rarely these cysts can be seen in cervical spine. Only 29 cases of cervical synovial cysts has been reported so far to the best of our knowledge.2 The cervicothoracic junction is the preferential site of involvement. Usual location is in the dorsolateral spinal canal. Foraminal juxtafacet cyst, as seen in our case, are extremely rare.

Publication

pakistan journal of radiology