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08-MAY-2012 ABEER SHUKRY ASKAR 34 YEARS HUGE
EXTRUDED DISC L4-5 WITH LEFT FORAMINAL OCCLUSION.
patient came to the clinic 06-May-2012
complaining of LBP for 5 months with left
sciatica for 2 months with positive cough sign.
She could not walk more than 10 meters due to
spine performed 24-April-2012 showing
huge extruded disc L4-5 with left foraminal
examination, the patient is limping, dragging
the left lower limb with exaggerated scoliotic
stance. SLRS was unable to achieve due to severe pain.
Planterflexion left foot was 4/5 and
dorsiflexion left foot -3/5.
Left partial flavotomy L4-5
with foraminotomy left L5 root. The extruded
disc was removed from under the axilla. Left
sided cleaning L4-5 disc space.
closure of the wound. Smooth postoperative
recovery. with disappearance of left sciatica
and normalization of the power of the left foot.
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The patient still has
estimated postoperative recurrence around 7%,
because the disc space height still not shallow.
Notice: Not all operative activities
can be recorded due to lack of time.
Notice: Head injuries and very urgent surgeries are also
escaped from the plan .