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16-MAY-2006 ISSA ABDEL-LATIF SALAMEH 43 YEARS HUGE EXTRUDED DISC L4-5 RIGHT SIDE.
The patient came to the clinic 24-April-2006 with LBP  without sciatica.

On examination, he had scoliotic stance with SLRS 45 degrees in the right and weak dorsi and planterflexion right foot.

The patient was sent for MRI and  the MRI showed huge extrusion of L4-5 disc to the right with elements of segmental stenosis at that level with bulging L5-S1. . The patient was advised to undergo surgery.

Bilateral L4-5 flavotomy was done with removal of all compressing elements from both sides, including a ganglion from the right facet joints. Right sided cleaning of L4-5 disc space, which showed some elements of inflammatory process. Foraminotomy of right L5 root was performed. The right L5 root was swollen.

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


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