Lumbar disc prolapse on the contralateral side at the same level following discectomy.

Abstract

Lumbar disc prolapse managed surgically is occasionally complicated by a recurrent ipsilateral prolapse of the residual disc material at the same level, but only rarely by prolapse on the contralateral side at that level. We present a case of the latter, successfully managed by a second microdiscectomy, and review the frequency of such cases in previous… (More)

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@article{Bills1991LumbarDP, title={Lumbar disc prolapse on the contralateral side at the same level following discectomy.}, author={D C Bills and Brian Patrick Brophy}, journal={The Australian and New Zealand journal of surgery}, year={1991}, volume={61 4}, pages={318-9} }