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04-MAY-2006 MUHAMED YAHYA ABU-RSHEYD 24 YEARS EXTRUDED DISC L4-5 RIGHT SIDE
The patient came to the clinic 15-March-2006 complaining of LBP with right sciatica for 3 months with positive cough sign down to L5 territory. MRI done 02-March-2006 showed extruded disc L4-5 with right downward migration with bulge L5-S1 disc.

The patient has G6PD deficiency. On examination, the patient was limping with SLRS 40 degrees in the right, hypalgesia right L5 and S1 territories with weak planter and dorsiflexion right foot. The patient was advised to undergo surgery.

Right L4-5 hemiflavotomy with L5 root foraminotomy was done and the extrusion was removed lateral to the axilla. Meticulous cleaning of the disc space was done from the right side. Routine closure of the wound. The power of the right foot normalized immediately in the recovery room.


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