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09-NOVEMBER-2014 KHALED MUHAMED AL-BAGHDADI 80
YEARS SEVERE CERVICAL CANAL STENOSIS C3-4 DOW TO C6-7 WITH PARAPARESIS
FROM C3 LEVEL.
came to the clinic 03-November-2014 complaining
of difficult walking for 1 year and using
crutches for this period. 3 months ago the
patient felt down. The next day he felt more
deterioration of his walk . The last 10 days he
became unable to walk and came in wheelchair.
MRI cervical spine done 26-October-2014 showing
severe cervical canal stenosis C3-4, 4-5, 5-6
and C6-7 with malacia of the spinal cord. MRI
brain unremarkable changes compatible with age.
MRI lumbar spine showing LCS L4-5 and L5-S1. The
patient is a known diabetic for 3 years and with
arterial hypertension for 15 years.
On examination, the patient in wheelchair. Loss
of hearing right ear for 30 years. There is
hypalgesia both sides from C3 and below. There
is atrophy of both interossii muscles both
hands. The power of both upper limbs range from
4-3/5 with more weakness of the left side with
inability to extend the left hand. The power of
both lower limbs range from 4- -3/5 with the
left lower limb more weak. There is areflexia
all over with Babinski positive both sides.
The patient was sent for cervical X-ray with
dynamic studies to rule out instability. Cardio
consultation approved his tolerance for surgery.
Decompressive laminectomy of C3,4,5,6 and upper
fourth of C7. There is no epidural fat and the
dura was transparent at several places. Strict
Routine closure of the
Smooth postoperative recovery. The power of the
right hand became better.
The patient still has a progressive
disease, the earlier the surgical decompression the better
Skyra MRI with all clinical applications in the run since 28-Novemeber-2013.
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After long years TRUMPF TruSystem 7500 is running with in the neurosuite at
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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 .