J Korean Neurosurg Soc.  2017 Feb;60(2):269-272. 10.3340/jkns.2014.1112.008.

An Intradiscal Granuloma Due to a Retained Wooden Foreign Body

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  • 1Department of Neurosurgery, Inonu University School of Medicine, Medical Faculty, Malatya, Turkey. marifaladag@hotmail.com

Abstract

We report a patient with a wooden foreign body granuloma in the intervertebral disc space being symptomatic 17 years after a paraspinal penetrant trauma. According to the our result of the search for wooden foreign body granulomas, this is the first case suffered from a wooden foreign body granuloma in the intervertebral disc space that reported in the literature. In this report, we emphasized the importance of rigorous examination and follow up in paraspinal wooden penetrant traumas.

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Spinal injuries; Intervertebral disc; Granuloma; Foreign-body
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