A 60-year-old female asked:
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what is a "mildly thick-walled fluid collection involving the dorsal paaraspinal soft tissue (mri of lumbar spine) can this cause pain in leg, buttock?

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Dr. Paul Velt
Dr. Paul Velt answered
41 years experience Diagnostic Radiology
Can cause pain: however what it is is another matter. What you describe could be an abscess. Dorsal places it at a location of synovial cyst. It is best to discuss the findings with your doctor to plan your next step in treatment.
Answered on Sep 2, 2015
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