52 years old male with back pain and numbness in the right leg!

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    Dear Doctors,

    What is your medical diagnosis for the following case:
    patient is a 50 years old male.
    Thank you.

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    Additionally there is narrowing of disc space between L4 - L5 level with protrusion of the disc into the spinal canal as evidenced by the kinking of the spinal cord on sagittal view and the transverse section shows it to be a rt. posterolateral disc herniation consistent with the patient's symptoms.
     

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    Paramedial herniation discus intervertebrales Th 11 - Th 12, L 4 - L5.
     

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