Lumbar discopathy resolved with microdiscectomy - case report

Jakub Litak, Joanna Litak, Cezary Grochowski, Paulina Miziak, Agnieszka Budny


Low back pain is a widespread medical problem, fortunately most episodes are self limiting and resolve within 6 weeks. Many patients may be treated initially with conservative methods. Persistent sciatic pain or developing neurological deficits corresponding with MR scans pathologies of intervertebral disc (herniation , sequestration) are crucial for surgical qualification. We present patient with acute sciatica caused by disc herniation resolved with lumbar microdiscectomy.


lumbar discopathy, microdiscectomy

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