Retrolisthesis: Post-Operative Complication of Discectomy in Long Term Follow Up
Asian Journal of Orthopaedic Research,
Twenty-one years ago, a 47-year-old male suffered from back pain for 7 months then developed disc herniation at L4-L5, L5-S1 level. Patient underwent open discectomy and recovered gradually. Five years after operation, patient developed mild back pain with numbness over L5-S1 sensory area of right foot and found to be developed retrolisthesis via MRI analysis. Retrolisthesis is a rare condition, and this case was chosen as case report due to its unusual presentation where it can develop as complication of lumbar disc surgery.
- Post-operative discectomy
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