Transdural cauda equina incarceration after microsurgical lumbar discectomy: case report.

OBJECTIVE AND IMPORTANCE Complications usually occur when they are least expected. We present an unusual case of nerve entrapment after microsurgical discectomy. CLINICAL PRESENTATION A patient undergoing uneventful first lumbar microsurgical discectomy developed severe back and leg pain and a progressive neurological deficit during the first… CONTINUE READING