Contralateral Radiculopathy: A Kernohan–Woltman Notch-like Phenomenon

@inproceedings{Safdarian2016ContralateralRA,
  title={Contralateral Radiculopathy: A Kernohan–Woltman Notch-like Phenomenon},
  author={Mahdi Safdarian and Farshid Farzaneh and Vafa Rahimi-Movaghar},
  booktitle={Asian journal of neurosurgery},
  year={2016}
}
Lumbar disc herniation is the most common cause of radiculopathy. In most cases, the chief complaint is associated with radicular pain due to nerve compression on the herniated side. However, a radicular pain contralateral to the herniation side is an unusual finding rarely reported in the literature. Here, a case of right lower limb radicular pain in the presence of left extruded L4-L5 disc herniation is reported. Management of the patient is discussed in addition to a review of the literature… CONTINUE READING

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