[Spinal subarachnoid hemorrhage due to neurinoma of the cauda equina].No Shinkei Geka. 1989 May; 17(5):485-8.NS
A case of neurinoma of the cauda equina which showed spinal subarachnoid hemorrhage was reported. A 39-year-old man was admitted to our hospital because of left lumboischialgia, on August 7, 1987. Myelography disclosed a round mass at L2, and cerebrospinal fluid was slightly xanthochromic. MRI demonstrated a round isointensity mass by T1 weighted image, and slightly high intensity by T2 weighted image. On August 26, 1987, the patient developed sudden onset of headache, but his headache disappeared under medication. On August 27, 1987, laminectomy L1-3 and total removal of the tumor were carried out. At operation, marked subarachnoid hemorrhage was discovered. He was discharged with slight hypesthesia of the dermatome of left S2.