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13-MAY-2006 FAWZIYEH IBRAHEEM JABER 49 YEARS HUGE EXTRUDED DISC C5-6 RIGHT SIDE
The patient came to the clinic 11-May-2006 with agonizing neck pain and right upper limb shooting pain  for 3 weeks. The last week exacerbation with numbness of the entire right hand.

On examination, she had pain and limitation of neck movement when looking down, up and to the right. She had weak grip, extension right hand and weak left triceps muscle. She had anaesthesia of the middle finger right hand.

The patient was sent for MRI and she came  4 hours with the MRI showing huge extrusion of C5-6 disc to the right . The patient was advised to undergo surgery.

Discectomy C5-6 was performed and removal of the extrusion, which was migrating to the foramen was removed in one piece.

Dramatic postoperative recovery and the patient was discharged the next day.


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