Journal of Spine & NeurosurgeryISSN: 2325-9701

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Clinical Image, J Spine Neurosurg Vol: 5 Issue: 4

Extraosseous Epidural Multiple Myeloma

Kalina P*
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
Corresponding author : Peter Kalina
Department of Radiology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
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Received: April 04, 2016 Accepted: May 11, 2016 Published: May 16, 2016
Citation: Kalina P (2016) Extraosseous Epidural Multiple Myeloma. J Spine Neurosurg 5:4. doi: 10.4172/2325-9701.1000222

Abstract

Churg-Strauss Syndrome is a rare, systemic granulomatous disorder resulting in a necrotizing vasculitis affecting the small and medium-sized vessels. We present the exceedingly rare occurrence of a patient with known Churg-Strauss Syndrome presenting with large occipitoparietal intraparenchymal hemorrhage requiring neurosurgical evacuation and management. Neurosurgical evacuation of ICH provides both diagnostic and therapeutic utility in the setting of CNS vasculitis. Further, this case demonstrates that a combined approach with neurosurgery, immunosuppressive and anti-inflammatory therapy can provide excellent outcomes in patients presenting with ICH and CSS.

Keywords: Multiple Myeloma

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