Case 52

Harutomo Hasegawa, Matthew Crocker and Pawan Singh Minhas

in Oxford Case Histories in Neurosurgery

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Published in print March 2013 | ISBN: 9780199599837
Published online April 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191753503 | DOI:

Series: Oxford Case Histories

Case 52

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A 77-year-old woman is referred to the outpatient clinic with back pain for 3 years and recent pain radiating from her back through her hips into her legs and feet. The pain is intermittent and occurs when she walks or stands. Within 5 minutes of walking she will be unable to continue because of pain. She does not have any bowel or bladder disturbance. Her past medical history includes hypertension and osteoporosis. An MRI scan of the lumbar spine is performed.

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Subjects: Neurosurgery ; Clinical Radiology

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