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Epidural Lipomatosis: Interest of Magnetic Resonance Imaging in a Weight-Reduction Treated Case

Beges, Catherine, MD*; Rousselin, Benoit, MD*; Chevrot, Alain, MD*; Godefroy, Didier, MD*; Vallee, Christian, MD*; Berenbaum, Francis, MD; Deshays, Caludie, MD; Amor, Bernard, MD

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An obese patient with bilateral sciatic pain had epidural lipomatosis on magnetic resonance examination. Treatment that used a weight-reduction program eliminated the symptoms, and after magnetic resonance imaging, revealed reduction of the lipomatosis deposits.

*Service de Radiologie B, †Clinique de Rhumatologie, Höpital Cochin, Paris, France.

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