Ahmet Nur Tural

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ate weakness of the right ankle dorsal and plantar flexions (muscle strength 3 and 4/5, respectively) in the right lower extremity. The Achilles reflex was depressed and pinprick sensation was decreased over the right L5 nerve root dermatome. As magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) demonstrated a central disc herniation at the L5S1 level, causing severe(More)
Several diseases may cause craniovertebral instability warranting occiput-cervical fusion. As occipital screw and rod constructs are becoming more popular, requiring that screws be placed either medially or laterally in the occipital bone, the need for clearer anatomical and computed tomography (CT)-confirmed data regarding the relative thickness of the(More)
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