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Sarma, P., Thirupathi, R.T., Srinivas, D. and Somanna, S. (2016) Adolescent Prolapsed Lumbar Intervertebral Disc: Management Strategies and Outcome. Journal of Pediatric Neurosciences, 11, 20-24.
https://doi.org/10.4103/1817-1745.181259

has been cited by the following article:

  • TITLE: Lumbar Disc Prolapse in Adolescent Patients

    AUTHORS: Khalid Bin Madhi, Ghaleb Awadh, Mohamed A. Ragaee

    KEYWORDS: Lumber Disc, Adolescents, Sciatica, Microdiscectomy

    JOURNAL NAME: Open Journal of Modern Neurosurgery, Vol.9 No.4, October 31, 2019

    ABSTRACT: Objective: To discusses the surgical treatment of prolapsed lumber intervertebral disc in adolescents and its long-term results (PLID). Background: PLID is very rare in adolescence. Heavy lifting and trauma are the main causes; back pain and radicular pain are the most common clinical presentations, and surgical treatment gives satisfactory outcome after failure of conservative treatment. Methods: During period from January 2014-January 2019 twenty patients between 14 - 20 years old underwent for lumbar disc surgery in Neurosurgery department, Hadramawt University, Yemen, 18 patients were males while 2 were females. Results: Twenty patients 18 males (80%) while 2 females (20%) all patients have low back pain (100%), unilateral sciatica in (90%), bilateral sciatica in (10%) and sphincter disturbance in (10%). The most common affected level is L4/5 represent (80%) while L5/S1 (20%), partial lumbar laminectomy in (40%) and microdiscectomy and fenestration in (60%). Complication rate was (15%) and recurrence only (5%). Conclusion: PLID in adolescence is very rare; back pain and sciatica were the main clinical presentation. Meticulous surgical procedures give satisfactory outcome and excellent result.