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Transforaminal Endoscopic Approach for Lumbar Extraforaminal Synovial Cysts: Technical Note.

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Lumbar facet cysts are commonly seen in degenerative lumbar conditions causing stenosis and radiculopathy. Extraforaminal lumbar facet cysts are a rare entity and present a surgical challenge because of their location. Transforaminal endoscopic spine surgery is an emerging technique in spine surgery but has never been described as a treatment option for lumbar radiculopathy in the setting an extraforaminal lumbar facet cyst.

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Name: World neurosurgery
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