The University of Southampton
University of Southampton Institutional Repository

Unusual sciatica: Traumatic rupture of the ligamentum flavum

Palmer, J.D., Clarke, N.M.P., Pickard, J.D. and Weller, R.W. (1991) Unusual sciatica: Traumatic rupture of the ligamentum flavum British Journal of Neurosurgery, 5, (5), pp. 523-524. (PMID:1764235).

Record type: Article


We describe a case of acute traumatic rupture of the ligamentum flavum. A condition occurring where there had been histological evidence of previous ligamentous damage. The symptoms were extreme and the surgical treatment highly effective.

Full text not available from this repository.

More information

Published date: 1991
Keywords: ligamentum javum, trauma, back pain


Local EPrints ID: 190223
ISSN: 0268-8697
PURE UUID: f9df0073-2e87-47f5-851c-b72a0f188c1a

Catalogue record

Date deposited: 15 Jun 2011 12:43
Last modified: 18 Jul 2017 11:39

Export record


Author: J.D. Palmer
Author: N.M.P. Clarke
Author: J.D. Pickard
Author: R.W. Weller

University divisions

Download statistics

Downloads from ePrints over the past year. Other digital versions may also be available to download e.g. from the publisher's website.

View more statistics

Atom RSS 1.0 RSS 2.0

Contact ePrints Soton:

ePrints Soton supports OAI 2.0 with a base URL of

This repository has been built using EPrints software, developed at the University of Southampton, but available to everyone to use.

We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we will assume that you are happy to receive cookies on the University of Southampton website.