Corpus ID: 817652

[Obstruction of the terminal cisterna as a result of surgery for intervertebral disk prolapse].

@article{Gdakowicz1979ObstructionOT,
  title={[Obstruction of the terminal cisterna as a result of surgery for intervertebral disk prolapse].},
  author={B. Gdakowicz and W. Janicki and A. Smereczyński and M. W{\'o}jcik},
  journal={Neurologia i neurochirurgia polska},
  year={1979},
  volume={13 5},
  pages={
          579-82
        }
}
The authors describe two cases of obliteration of the terminal cistema as a complication developing late after removal of two intervertebral disc prolapse at the levels L4/L5 and L5/S1. Intensification of pains and neurological defects with development of sphincter disturbances developed 5 and 17 years after the operation. Repeated surgical intervention brought improvement. The authors stress that compression of the dural sac by a ring-like scar had contributed to disturbances in cerebrospinal… Expand