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Table 1 Profiles of patients with lumbar epidural lipomatosis

From: Clinical and imaging characteristics in patients undergoing surgery for lumbar epidural lipomatosis

Case Age (years) Medical history History of steroid administration BMI (kg/m2)
1 64–65 none none 26.1
2 79–80 gout none 26.2
3 77–78 none none 27.1
4 69–70 none none 26.5
5 70–71 prostatic hypertrophy none 25.6
6 73–74 none none 25.8
7 77–78 hypertension none 26.6
8 69–70 none none 26.9
9 47–48 none none 27.7
10 73–74 none none 25.2
11 69–70 none none 25.8
12 61–62 none none 25.8
13 70–71 sudden deafness PSL 5 mg/day for 1 year 25.5
14 77–78 polymyalgia rheumatica PSL 7.5 mg/day for 3 years 26.2
15 62–63 interstitial pneumonia PSL 8 mg/day for 1 year 27.6
16 64–65 Behçet disease PSL 8 mg/day for 12 years 25.5
Mean 68.8    26.2
  1. All patients are men. BMI body mass index, PSL prednisolone