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Br J Neurosurg. 1991;5(5):523-4.

Unusual sciatica: traumatic rupture of the ligamentum flavum.

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  • 1Wessex Neuro Centre, Southampton General Hospital, UK.

Abstract

We describe a case of acute traumatic rupture of the ligamentum flavum. A condition occurring where there had been histological evidence of previous ligamentous damage. The symptoms were extreme and the surgical treatment highly effective.

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