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Spinal Epidural Lipomatosis Picture

Spinal Epidural Lipomatosis is a rare condition that is most often caused by long term steroid use.  It is an enlarging of the fatty tissue in the spinal epidural space. As the fatty tissue enlarges it begins to put pressure on the spinal canal and the nerves that run through it. In the picture below once you click it the left is the before and the right is the after. You can see the build up of fatty tissue.


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