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Stillingsbetinget rodtryk hos en rygpatient med bensmerter i stående stilling

Bjarke Brandt Hansen1, Kjeld Dons2, Philip Hansen3, Henning Bliddal1 & Mikael Boesen1, 3 1) Parker Instituttet, Reumatologisk Afdeling, Bispebjerg og Frederiksberg Hospital 2) Københavns Privathospital, Lyngby 3) Radiologisk Afdeling, Bispebjerg og Frederiksberg Hospital Ugeskr Læger 2016;178:V09150721
Ugeskr Læger 2016;178:V09150721
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Body position dependable nerve root compression in a patient with leg pain in standing position
Six months after L5 hemilaminectomy and discectomy a patient experienced diffuse radiating symptoms to the right leg, especially in the standing position. Conventional supine magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) showed some scar tissue in the L5 spinal recess but no signs of nerve root compression to neurogenic claudication. Subsequently, an MRI with the patient in standing position displayed lateral recess stenosis and nerve root compression. This supports the notion that spinal stenosis should be regarded as a dynamic phenomenon also in the diagnostic workup setting.
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