Staff Neurosurgeon, Emory Clinic;
CNN Chief Medical Correspondent; Exec Prod/Writer of TNT's medical drama Monday Mornings
1926 days ago
#medmystery 1 of the most common ailments a neurosurgeon will see. what is it, and what symptoms for patient?
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Disc probs, no doubt. Dr. Green, head of neurosurgery at U of Miami would be a great interview
bulging disc causing pinched nerve... L4-L5.. dropped me to my knees...worse than my sciatica
herniated diskL4-L5. May have back pain, but has radiculopathy.
Herniated disc L4-L5, symptoms: continuos pain, sensory changes and motoric weakness distal from the lesion. Love #medmysteries !
Spinal stenosis. Back pain, numbness or weakness in lower back, legs. Sciatic pain.
Herniated disc? Lots of back pain, difficulty finding a comfortable sitting/standing position.
L4-L5 disc bulge. No lumbar curve = increase disc stress, could be symptomless!!
Cauda equinas? L4/L5 herniation.
ruptured disc. symptons: limited mobility, leg pain.
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