Clinical Findings and Investigations

  • Patient presented with weakness in all four limbs—-Quadriplegia
  • Pulse – 80 / min
  • B.P. – 100 / 60 mm of Hg
  • Abdomen – Soft and non tender
  • GCS – E4 V5 M6
  • No pupillary inequality
  • MRI report suggested anterior subluxation of C5 body with no marrow oedema.Posterior diffuse protrusion and herniation of C5-6 i.v. disc causing cord compression.


  • Exploration done through anterior approach , hematoma removed and disc localisation done under C-ARM image intensifier and C5-6 discectomy done under microscope.

Pre Operative Images

Post Operative Images