Open Access Case Report Article ID: AGGR-5-121

    Low back pain as an equivalent of neurogenic claudication in elderly patient: Case report

    Igor Borshchenko*, Roman Kartavykh, Andrey Baskov, Andrey Grin and Maria Borshchenko

    This clinical report presents the case of chronic low back pain in elderly female referring to multilevel (L2-L5) degenerative lumbar spinal stenosis without typical neurogenic claudication and leg pain. Subsequent minimally invasive surgical decompression produced complete resolve of the pain and drastic improvement life quality. This surgery confirmed the pain origin and proves the possibility of sole low back pain as an equivalent of neurogenic claudication. Considering this type of clinical pattern of spinal stenosis can direct general practitioner or other medical professional to correct diagnosis and prompt surgical treatment. 


    Published on: Jun 25, 2020 Pages: 26-28

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/aggr.000021
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