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Cervical Spondylotic Myelopathy with Cord Compression

Presented by: F. Taleb MD

A case involving progressive cervical myelopathy with pannus at C1-C2 level with significant cord compression and subaxial spondylosis with cord compression.

Cervical Radiculopathy: Classic Case?

Presented by: R. Fessler MD, PhD

The patient is a 45-year-old male with a 3-month history of neck, shoulder and arm pain.

Bilateral L2 Spondylolysis: Nonsurgical or Surgical Treatment?

Presented by: M. Schaefer MD

This 29-year-old former college football player presented with sharp stabbing pain in the upper lumbar spine.

Spontaneous Low Back Pain, Radiculopathy and Weakness in a 28-Year-old

Presented by: F. Zaman MD

Periodic flare-up of low back pain in the past was resolved with abdominal exercises, which now hurt instead of help.

Cervical Degenerative Changes with Segmental Kyphosis

Presented by: M. Weinstein MD

The 44-year-old's cervical radiographs indicate degenerative changes and loss of disc space with segmental kyphosis.

Grade IV Ismthic Spondylolisthesis

Presented by: C. Shaffrey MD

The patient is a 32-year-old who underwent in situ fusion for grade II spondylolisthesis at age 16. She now presents with increasing low back pain with radiculopathy.

Cervical Trauma in a Young Football Player

Presented by: C. Shaffrey MD

This 16-year-old football player presents with severe neck pain and transient quadriparesis following a tackle.

Intractable Chronic Pain in Patient with Post-laminectomy Syndrome (Failed Back Surgery)

Presented by: L. Kapural MD, PhD, J. Ferreira PA-C

The patient is a 51-year-old male who presents with lumbar and leg pain secondary to lumbosacral neuritis and post-laminectomy (failed back surgery) syndrome.

Cervical Degenerative Disease

Presented by: R. Fessler MD, PhD

This 67-year-old male presented with neck pain with mild radiation into both shoulders. He had slight difficulty with tandem gait.

Gait and Balance Difficulties in a 76-Year-old Male

Presented by: R. Fessler MD, PhD

The patient is a 76-year-old male whose gait is broad-based and unsteady; he cannot tandem walk.

Adult Scoliosis: Progressive Lower Extremity Radicular Pain

Presented by: C. Shaffrey MD

The patient is a 44-year-old female diagnosed with adjacent segment degeneration after prior Harrington rod treatment.

Progressive Back Pain in a 26-Year-old Male

Presented by: J. Wang MD

This 26-year-old male, who previously underwent discectomy for radicular leg pain, now presents with progressive back pain.

S1 Failure in an Elderly Female

Presented by: C. Shaffrey MD

This elderly female previously underwent a T10-S1 fusion at another institution and presents with postural change and increased back pain.

Cervical Trauma Resulting in Quadriplegia

Presented by: C. Shaffrey MD

In this case, a young male sustains a cervicothoracic fracture dislocation and profound spinal cord injury.

Sacral Fracture and Dislocation

Presented by: C. Shaffrey MD

After a minor fall, the patient presents with severe sacral area pain and urinary incontinence.


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