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(SBQ12.3) A 64-year old female presents with severe low back pain and bilateral leg pain, worse on the right. An AP and lateral radiograph in extension are shown in Figures A and B respectively. After extensive nonoperative management fails to provide any significant pain relief, surgical intervention is performed. A laminectomy and instrumented fusion is performed and shown in Figure C. What would be the most likely neurologic deficit found in the postoperative period? Topic Review Topic
FIGURES: A   B   C      

1. Weakness to ankle plantar flexion.
2. Weakness to great toe extension
3. Weakness to Hip Flexion
4. Loss of the patellar reflex
5. Bowel and bladder dysfunction saddle anesthesia

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