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.