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06-MAY-2006 ANWAR RAFEEQ AL-MUNIR 77 YEARS SEVERE LCS L2-3.3-4 AND L4-5 WITH FLAIL BOTH FEET.
The patient came to the clinic complaining of LBP with bilateral sciatica for several years with intermittent claudication and inability to walk for several months. The patient condition is deteriorating and on examination the patient has complete flail right foot and almost flail left foot with loss of sensation of the feet and severe oedema of both lower limbs.

The patient underwent surgery for cervical canal stenosis 10 years ago and he recovered from that. He is a known hypertensive. MRI of the lumbar spine requested and performed showing severe LCS L2-3.3-4 and L4-5

Decompressive laminectomy of the L2-3-4-5 laminae was performed and foraminotomy of both L5 roots at maximum compression was achieved. Smooth postoperative recovery.


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