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Table 1 Demographic characteristics, anatomic location and surgical management of previously reported cervical ligamentum flavum cyst cases.

From: A cervical ligamentum flavum cyst in an 82-year-old woman presenting with spinal cord compression: a case report and review of the literature

Reference Country of origin Number of patients Age (years), sex Anatomic location Concomitant spinal pathology Surgical treatment
[7] Japan 1 72, male C3 to C4 C3 to C5 degenerative changes Laminectomy
[8] Japan 2 81, male C3 to C4 C3 to C4 degenerative changes Laminoplasty
    65, male C3 to C4 C3 to C4 degenerative changes Laminoplasty
[9] France 1 73, male C4 to C5 Degenerative changes Laminectomy
[4] Japan 1 66, male C7 to T1 C5 to T1 degenerative changes Laminoplasty
[6] Japan 1 63, female C4 to C5 Rheumatoid arthritis Laminectomy and fusion
[3] Italy 1 60, male C4 to C5 Degenerative changes Laminectomy
This case Greece 1 82, female C3 to C4 Degenerative changes Laminectomy