Volume 2, Issue 4 ( 2017)                   IrJNS 2017, 2(4): 18-21 | Back to browse issues page


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Thiam A B, Thioub M, Agbo-Panzo M G E, Sy C E H N, Faye M, Badiane S B. Intradural Lumbar Disc Herniation: Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature. IrJNS. 2017; 2 (4) :18-21
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1- Neurosurgery Department, National Teaching Hospital of Fann, BP 5035, Dakar, Senegal
2- Neurosurgery Department, National Teaching Hospital of Fann, BP 5035, Dakar, Senegal , panzojeff@yahoo.fr
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Background and Importance: Intradural lumbar disc herniation is a rare and uncommon presentation of lumbar disc herniation. It signifies a challenge for diagnostic and therapeutic scheme, and is associated with a greater incidence of cauda equina syndrome at presentation.
Case Presentation: We describe two cases of intradural disc herniation who underwent surgery in Senegal review literature, and discuss difficulties in the preoperative diagnosis, surgical technique and functional outcome of our patients.
Conclusion: We conclude that diagnosis of this affection in developing countries is done during surgery, and the functional outcome of patients can be excellent.

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Type of Study: Case report | Subject: Gamma Knife Radiosurgery

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