Post-operative adhesive arachnoiditis

Case contributed by Dr Marcin Czarniecki


Patient presented post-operatively with pain radiating to right lower limb.

Patient Data

Age: 50
Gender: Female

Adhesive inflammation of cauda equina in the L4-S1 segment as a post-operative complication. Patient presented with right lower limb pain, without any nerve root compression on the mentioned side.

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Case information

rID: 26210
Published: 6th Dec 2013
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
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