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A giant retroperitoneal lipoma presenting as a sciatic hernia: MRI findings

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S. Duran ,

Clinic of Radiology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara Numune Eg˘itim ve Aras¸tırma Hastanesi, Talatpas¸a Bulvarı No: 5, Altındag˘-Ankara 06100, TR
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M. Cavusoglu,

Clinic of Radiology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, TR
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E. Elverici,

Clinic of Radiology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, TR
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T. D. Unal

Clinic of Pathology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara, TR
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Abstract

Sciatic hernia is a rare condition and its clinical diagnosis is uneasy.Herniation of pelvic organs as well as of retroperitoneal neoplasm has been reported in the literature. Sciatica occurs as a result of compression of the sciatic nerve by the herniated sac. We present a case of retroperitoneal lipoma in a patient who had lower leg complaint and describe the imaging findings.
Keywords: Nerves,   sciatic  
How to Cite: Duran, S. et al., (2015). A giant retroperitoneal lipoma presenting as a sciatic hernia: MRI findings. Journal of the Belgian Society of Radiology. 98(1), pp.32–33. DOI: http://doi.org/10.5334/jbr-btr.749
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Published on 01 Feb 2015.
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