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28-MAY-2014 ABDEL-HAKIM WAHEED AL-JOHARY 57 YEARS
EXTRUDED DISC L2-3 WITH LEFT DOWNWARD MIGRATION.
The patient came to the clinic 27-May-2014
complaining of left sciatica with LBP for 3
weeks with pain to above and below the left knee
with sudden onset. CT-scan of the lumbar spine
done 10-May-2014 showing spondylolisthesis
L4-5. MRI lumbar spine done 17-May-2014 showing
very huge extruded disc L2-3 with left far
On examination; The patient is not limping. SLRS was
degrees in the left with pain. There is weak
dorsiflexion left foot 4/5 and the left
quadriceps +4/5. The left knee jerk is
Using image-intensifier, the L2-3 level was
identified. Left sided L2-3 hemiflavotomy with
hemilaminectomy upper half of L3 was done. The
extruded disc was removed far down the axilla in
2 pieces. Foraminotomy of the left L3 root. Left
sided cleaning L2-3 disc space.
Smooth postoperative recovery. The power of
left foot became normal.
MRI showing the huge extrusion of L2-3 with left far
downward migration reaching the L3-4 level.
The patient has many problems with
spondylolisthesis of L4-5 I degree. In this case it is preferable to deal with the
essential problem, which is causing the clinical
manifestations, which is the extruded disc at L2-3.
The estimated postoperative recurrence is
still around 7%, because the disc space is still not
The patient has also antelisthesis L2-3,
but the segment was stable. How much this is important, time
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