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Sciatica

sciatica

A syndrome characterised by pain radiating from the back into the buttock and into the lower extremity along its posterior or lateral aspect and most commonly caused by prolapse of the intervertebral disk, the term is also used to refer to pain anywhere along the course of the sciatic nerve.


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... case... whilst on a clinical placement at a GP surgery i saw someone with had a total left foot drop... initially he presented with left sided sciatica (sciatica is compression of the sciatic nerve - it innervates the muscles in the lower leg)... he had the standard tests - initial lumbar MRI ...

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by Revenged
Fri Jan 11, 2008 11:33 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Sugar Allergy
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