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12-NOVEMBER-2008 SAEED AHMAD SAEED 53 YEARS
PCD C5-6 AND C6-7 WITH MYELOPATHIC SYNDROME.
The patient came to the
clinic 23-July-2006 after performing surgery for
LCS 2 weeks ago, complaining of LBP with
The patient had residual
after poliomyelitis since childhood with weak
right lower limb.
The patient then came
14-August-2008 complaining of neck pain for 6
months with right shoulder pain and numb left
MRI cervical spine performed
04-August-2008 showed huge extruded disc C5-6
and C6-7 with compression of the spinal cord.
On examination: the patient
is limping with exaggerated scoliotic stance,
with weak four limbs.
Anterior discectomy C5-6 and
C6-7 with removal of the osteophytes was
performed. The Hybrid cervical miniplate 3
level 48 mm length was bended more to accept the
curve of the cervical spine from C4 down
to C7. Fusion of C4-7 was performed and the
inverted curvature of the cervical spine was
Smooth recovery with prompt
improvement of the power of both upper limbs and
the left lower limb.
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The patient had an extruded
disc of C5-6 and C6-7 with secondary canal
stenosis with inverted curvature of the spine
with myelopathic syndrome.
All these elements must be
corrected during surgery.
Notice: Not all operative activities
can be recorded due to lack of time.
Notice: Head injuries and very urgent surgeries are also
escaped from the plan .