Bilateral conjoined nerve roots at different levels

Case contributed by Dr Muhammad Shoyab

Presentation

Low back pain, radiating to left lower limb.

Patient Data

Age: 30 years
Gender: Male

Right S1 nerve root is conjoined with L5 nerve root at L5/S1 level, instead of S1/S2 level.
Left S2 nerve root arises from left S1 root at S1/S2 level, instead of from thecal sac at S2/S3 level.

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PROSET MIP Coronal

Right S1 nerve root is conjoined with L5 nerve root at L5/S1 level, instead of S1/S2 level.
Left S2 nerve root arises from left S1 root at S1/S2 level, instead of from thecal sac at S2/S3 level.

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Case information

rID: 73312
Published: 12th Jan 2020
Last edited: 15th Jan 2020
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included
Institution: Al Haramain Hospital Pvt Ltd

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