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The patient came to the clinic with complains for 4 weeks with exacerbation the last 4 days an agonizing pain in the back and left sciatica with drop left foot and weak planterflexion. She had also anaesthesia of both left L5 and S1 roots. She was unable to stand to evaluate her scoliosis. MRI performed showing huge extrusion of L5-S1 disc with down and left far-lateral migration.

The patient was slim and through 15 mm skin incision, it was possible to perform left L5-S1 hemiflavotomy and left S1 foraminotomy with removal of the extrusion lateral to the axilla. Minimal cleaning of the disc space was performed.



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