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The patient came with complains of
left sciatica for more more than 6 months with severe weak dorsi and
planterflexion all toes left foot. MRI performed showing
extrusion of L3-4 left side with downward migration of the disc
material with segmental stenosis L4-5 and left S1 root compression.
The patient unable to walk. The patient was operated: Laminectomy
L3-4-5 was done with discectomy of the L3-4 left side with
foraminotomy of both left L4 and S1 root foraminotomy.