Yıl 2018, Cilt 4, Sayı 2, Sayfalar 132 - 135 2018-04-04

An arteriovenous malformation as a rare cause of sciatic neuropathy: a case report

Ezgi Akar [1] , Mustafa Akgün [2] , Mehmet Ufuk Akmil [3]

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Sciatica is characterized by pain and discomfort occurring frequently with impingement at the level of spinal nerve along the regions innervated by the sciatic nerve. Compression and irritation of the nerve often occurs with a spinal cause such as lumbar disc hernia or spinal stenosis. Compression of the nerve by an arteriovenous malformation is very rare among the causes leading to nondiscogenic sciatic neuropathy. Herein, we reported our case with clinically and electrophysiologically typical sciatic neuropathy and treated by us surgically. To our knowlodge, cases with arteriovenous malformation -caused sciatica were limited in the literature review. Electromyography should be performed to exclude the nerve compression due to rare causes such as vascular causes which may lead to sciatic neuropathy in patients with sciatic distribution symptoms and signs, after initial negative spine imaging. 


Sciatic neuropathy, vascular, electromyography, arteriovenous malformation
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Yazar: Ezgi Akar
E-posta: ezgi_202@hotmail.com
Kurum: Department of Neurosurgery, Haydarpaşa Numune Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Mustafa Akgün
E-posta: akgunm@gmail.com
Kurum: Department of Neurosurgery, Çamlıca Hospitalium Hospital, İstanbul
Ülke: Turkey


Yazar: Mehmet Ufuk Akmil
E-posta: ufukakmil@gmail.com
Kurum: Department of Neurosurgery, Haydarpaşa Numune Training and Research Hospital, İstanbul
Ülke: Turkey


Bibtex @olgu sunumu { eurj338633, journal = {The European Research Journal}, issn = {}, address = {Sağlık Araştırmaları ve Stratejileri Derneği}, year = {2018}, volume = {4}, pages = {132 - 135}, doi = {10.18621/eurj.338633}, title = {An arteriovenous malformation as a rare cause of sciatic neuropathy: a case report}, key = {cite}, author = {Akgün, Mustafa and Akmil, Mehmet Ufuk and Akar, Ezgi} }
APA Akar, E , Akgün, M , Akmil, M . (2018). An arteriovenous malformation as a rare cause of sciatic neuropathy: a case report. The European Research Journal, 4 (2), 132-135. DOI: 10.18621/eurj.338633
MLA Akar, E , Akgün, M , Akmil, M . "An arteriovenous malformation as a rare cause of sciatic neuropathy: a case report". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 132-135 <http://dergipark.gov.tr/eurj/issue/32986/338633>
Chicago Akar, E , Akgün, M , Akmil, M . "An arteriovenous malformation as a rare cause of sciatic neuropathy: a case report". The European Research Journal 4 (2018): 132-135
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