Dr. Ali Al-Bayati

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The patient was seen 13-April-2005 complaining of LBP for 2 years  after KABAG with bilateral sciatica, more in the morning. MRI performed 04-April-2005 showing PLD L4-5. The patient underwent partial thyroidectomy  27 years ago. On examination at that time, she had weak dorsiflexion all toes left foot  with OA both knees. She had scoliotic stance and limping  with right sciatica. She was advised to undergo surgery, but she disappeared.

The patient then came 12-March-2006 complaining of LBP with bilateral sciatica  with inability to walk more than 20 meters with numbness both feet with weak dorsi and planterflexion  both feet. MRI performed and showed stenosis at L3-4 and L4-5. The patient thyroxine 50 microgram per day with antihypertensive drugs.

The patient was admitted and operated: Laminectomy of L4 and partial of L3 and 5 was done and all the compressive elements at L3-4 and L4-5 were eliminated. Foraminotomy both L4 and 5 roots was done and inspection of the L3-4 and L4-5 disci was done from both sides.

The patient showed immediate postoperative recovery of her feet power.

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