L5-S1 Lumbar Disc Herniation with Microdiscectomy Repair - Medical Illustration, Human Anatomy Drawing
Spinal Surgery - Lumbar Disc Herniation with Microdiscectomy. Shows the lumbar spine with labels for the vertebral body, spondylosis of L4-5 and L5-S1 intervertebral discs, cauda equina, L4-5 disc bulge, and right-sided disc herniation with compressed S1 spinal nerve root. Also shows compressed S1 nerve root. Surgical steps: 1. lower back incision; 2. Microscope used in the discectomy; 3. Sharp dissection to expose the herniated disc; and 4. Surgical removal of the disc.