patient came to the clinic 16-October-2011 complaining
of LBP with severe agonizing left sciatica for 2
months down to big toe left foot, making her
unable to sleep. The patient was operated in
Palestine 15-July-2007 for PLD L5-S1 for left
spine performed 15-October-2011 showing
recurrent extruded disc L5-S1 with severe
compression of the left S1 root.
examination: the patient is limping with
exaggerated scoliotic stance with agonizing
sciatica, that it was necessary to give her
medication to evaluate her neurologic status.
SLRS was 40 degrees with pain in the left side.
There is almost drop left foot and weak
planterflexion left foot 4/5. There is
hypalgesia left S1 root.
The patient was operated at
Alhayat General Hospital. The left S1 root was
exposed after scarolysis. The extruded disc was
removed lateral to the axilla. Cleaning of L5-S1
was performed from the left side.
closure of the wound. Smooth postoperative
recovery with normalization of the power of left