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Sciatica on the left side

    Author: Carlo Catalano, Rome, Italy
    Body Region: Abdomen and Pelvis

    1. Patient Presentation
    2. CT Images
    3. CT Findings
    4. Diagnosis
    5. References

    1. Patient Presentation

    • A 54-year-old man presented with left-sided sciatica.
    • Magnetic resonance imaging of the lumbar spine revealed an inhomogeneous presacral mass. The
      lesion appeared iso- to hyperechoic with ultrasonography.
    • Laboratory testing did not reveal any abnormalities.
    • Contrast-enhanced CT of the abdomen and pelvis was performed to further investigate the