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Central Cord Syndrome With Type II Odontoid Fracture

Presented by: A. Khalil MD
Central cord syndrome, severe spinal canal stenosis and type II odontoid fracture in an older male adult is featured in this case report.

Cervical Deformity and Myelopathy in an Elderly Female

Presented by: J. Wind MD, J. Ammerman MD, M. Ammerman MD
The patient is a 76-year-old female with a history of progressive cervical pain with numbness, tingling and clumsiness of her upper extremities. She has no previous history of neck-related problems and is a nonsmoker.

Cervical Spine Multiple Myeloma With Kyphotic Deformity and Cervical Myelopathy

Presented by: A. Khalil MD
The patient is a 60-year-old female with a history of multiple myeloma and worsening mechanical neck pain. Associated symptoms include increased arm and leg weakness with numbness and gait difficulties.

Refractory Lumbar Back Pain in a 40-Year-Old Female

Presented by: J. Uribe MD, FAANS, C. Hartman MD, MBA, J. Godzik MD
The patient is a 40-year-old female with refractory back pain for 4 years. She has no relevant past medical history or history of trauma.

Progressive Scoliosis and Multiple Epiphyseal Dysplasia

Presented by: A. Baaj MD
Adolescent female with multiple ephysial dysplasia was diagnosed with scoliosis at age 12. She presents with progressive back pain, left hip pain and worsening posture.

Back Pain in an Adult with Cerebral Palsy

Presented by: C. Dionne PT, DPT, PhD, OCS, Cert MDT, D. Stover PT, OCS, Cert MDT
The patient is a 50 year-old female diagnosed with back and hip pain caused by lifting a heavy object. Symptoms continue to worsen in intensity and frequency. She has cerebral palsy.

Metastatic Tumor to the Spine: Compression and Instability

Presented by: A. Baaj MD
The patient is a 44-year-old woman with a prior history of left-sided nephrectomy for renal cell carcinoma. She presented 6 months later with acute mechanical back pain and intermittent urinary incontinence.

Transthoracic Resection of Thoracic Disc Herniation With Navigation

Presented by: J. Ammerman MD, J. Wind MD, G. Trachiotis MD
An elderly female presenting with bilateral abdominal pain radiating to the umbilicus and progressive bilateral lower extremity weakness had significant difficulty standing and was unable to walk.

Iatrogenic Facet Instability

Presented by: T. Yoon MD, PhD
The patient is a 45-year-old, Caucasian female, who presented with a chief complaint of low back pain. The patient’s history is notable for laminectomies at L3-L4 and L4-L5, performed for stenosis 2 years prior to presentation in our clinic. The outcome of this surgery was resolution of leg pain, but the patient complained of mechanical low back pain.

Traumatic T3 Burst Fracture

Presented by: L. Sekhon MD, PhD, FAANS, FRACS, FACS
Case report of a 31-year-old female who sustained a traumatic T3 burst fracture during a rollover motor vehicle accident. She was immediately paralyzed and did not lose consciousness.

Adult Degenerative Lumbar Spinal Deformity

Presented by: A. Baaj MD
A 71-year-old female presented with mechanical back pain, neurogenic claudication and worsening posture. Her primary complaint was progressive forward posture as noticed by her and family.

Postsurgical Radicular and Neuropathic Pain

Presented by: J. Highsmith MD
Previous surgery relieved the patient's left leg pain but, postoperatively, he experienced new right leg pain described as radicular and electric in nature.

Severe Low Back Pain in a 90-Year Old Male

Presented by: S. Richeimer MD

Lower Lumbar Spine Complex Solitary Metastatic Disease

Presented by: W. Ramey MD, A. Jack MD, B. Osburn MD, J. Chapman MD, R. Oskouian MD
The patient is a 62-year-old male with a known history of stage IV non-small cell lung adenocarcinoma with metastasis to the L4 vertebral body. His initial complaint was back pain, which was progressive in nature, and a left L4 radiculopathy with weakness.

Lumbar Failed Back Surgery Post Laminectomy

Presented by: H. Deutsch MD
Failed back surgery syndrome in a 69-year-old male celebrity, who had multilevel lumbar laminectomies in 2015 by a surgeon other than the case author.

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