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22-MAY-2006 USAMAH AHMAD ABDEL-RAZAQ 49 YEARS RECURRENT PLD L4-5 LEFT SIDE WITH DOWNWARD MIGRATION
The patient came to the clinic 15-May-2005 with numbness and left sciatica for one month. The patient was operated for PLD L4-5 1980. The patient is a known hypertensive with insulin-dependant diabetes mellitus.

On examination, there was hypalgesia of the left S1 root  with severe weak dorsi and planterflexion all toes left foot with scoliotic stance. MRI  performed and showed recurrence at the same level with huge extrusion left side with downward migration.

The patient was operated: left L5 foraminotomy with release of the root from the adhesions. The extruded disc was stuck to the root and it was necessary to remove parts of the extrusion from the side of the axilla and part from under the axilla.

Prompt postoperative recovery.


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