Myelopathy Caused by Chronic Epidural Hematoma Associated with L1 Osteoporotic Vertebral Collapse: A Case Report and Review of the Literature

Itaru Oda*, 1, Masanori Fujiya1, Kyoichi Hasegawa1, Satoshi Terae2
1 Hokkaido Orthopaedic Memorial Hospital, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan.
2 Department of Radiology, Hokkaido University Graduate School of Medicine, Sapporo, Japan.

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Epidural hematoma associated with osteoporotic vertebral collapse has not been reported yet in the literature. We report a case of myelopathy caused by chronic epidural hematoma associated with L1 osteoporotic vertebral collapse and review the relevant literature.

Keywords: Chronic epidural hematoma, osteoporotic vertebral collapse, thoracolumbar spine.