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12-MARCH-2014 BUTHAYNA MUHAMED AL-MAJDALAWY 47
YEARS EXTRUDED DISC L4-5 WITH LEFT FORAMINAL OCCLUSION.
The patient came to the clinic 09-March-2014
complaining of LBP for 1 month with left
sciatica with numbness all toes left foot. MRI
lumbar spine done 08-March-2014 showing extruded
disc L4-5 with possible downward migration left
side (bad quality).
On examination; the patient is in agonizing pain, limping, with exaggerated scoliotic
stance. SLRS was 90 degrees both sides with pain
left side. There is drop left foot.
MRI of the lumbar spine done
10-March-2014 confirming the presence of L4-5
extrusion with left foraminal occlusion. Dynamic
studies ruled out any instability.
Using C-arm, the L4-5 level identified.
Foraminotomy left L5 root was achieved. The
extruded disc was removed lateral to the axilla.
Left sided cleaning L4-5 disc space. The root
after that hanging free. Routine closure of the
recovery. The power of the left foot became
The patient still has an estimated
postoperative recurrence rate around 7%, because
the disc space height still not shallow.
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