Four cases of sciatica due to osteophytes impinging on the sciatic nerve at the sacroiliac joint are reported. Of these 4 cases, 2 were treated conservatively and the other 2 required surgical excision of the osteophyte. The report highlights the importance of keeping this uncommon etiology in the differential diagnosis of sciatica.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Journal of Orthopaedic Surgery|
|Publication status||Published - 01-06-2002|
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