Clinical Findings and Investigations
- The patient presented with severe backache which increased in intensity from last 4-5 days. The patient also complained of radiating pain towards her right ankle. She had no bladder or bowel involvement or any other neuro deficit as such. She was asked to undergo a M.R.I. of the lumbo sacral spine the report of which suggested Lumbar spondylosis with marginal anterior osteophytosis and Right L5-S1 i.v. discal herniation with right L5-S1 nerve root and thecal sac compression.
- The patient was managed surgically for L5-S1 fenestration + Removal of disc + S1 root max. totally free. The surgery was done under G.A.