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Most of the site will reflect the ongoing surgical activity of Prof. Munir Elias MD., PhD. with brief slides and weekly activity. For reference to the academic and theoretical part, you are welcome to visit  neurosurgery.tv



The patient came to the hospital 13-August-2005 complaining of neck and right upper limb pain for 5 months  with numbness of the entire right hand. On examination she had severe weak grip and extension right hand and right triceps muscle. She had hypalgesia below C5 root down to the foot right side. MRI cervical spine performed 03-August-2005 showed PCD C5-6 with compression of the spinal cord right side with weak all muscles right lower limb. She was operated and discectomy C5-6 was done with osteophytectomy and removal of the PLL. The patient the next day after operation showed dramatic improvement of her upper limb and she was complaining of the left shoulder due to spasm.

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