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Case 52 

Case 52
Case 52

Harutomo Hasegawa

, Matthew Crocker

, and Pawan Singh Minhas

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date: 24 September 2021

A 77-year-old woman is referred to the outpatient clinic with back pain for 3 years and recent pain radiating from her back through her hips into her legs and feet. The pain is intermittent and occurs when she walks or stands. Within 5 minutes of walking she will be unable to continue because of pain. She does not have any bowel or bladder disturbance. Her past medical history includes hypertension and osteoporosis. An MRI scan of the lumbar spine is performed.

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