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Spinal cord compression by spontaneous spinal subdural haematoma in polycythemia vera.
  1. P. Kalina,
  2. K. E. Drehobl,
  3. K. Black,
  4. R. Woldenberg,
  5. M. Sapan
  1. Department of Radiology, North Shore University Hospital, Cornell University Medical College, Manhasset, NY 11030, USA.


    A woman with an eight-year history of polycythemia vera presented with numbness and weakness of both legs. A large spinal haematoma was revealed on magnetic resonance imaging which was treated clinically and which subsequently resolved.

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