What is Laminotomy?

Category: Surgeries


A laminotomy is a spine operation to remove a portion of the vertebral bone called the lamina. A laminotomy is a partial removal of the lamina, while a laminectomy is the total removal of the lamina. Both are spinal decompression surgeries.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Laminotomy

Side effect Patients
Nerve pain (neuralgia) 2
Back pain 1
Muscle and joint pain 1
Neuropathic pain in lower extremities 1
Numbness 1
Numbness in face 1

Show all 7 reported side effects


Currently having Laminotomy

Duration Patients
2 - 5 years 1

Stopped having Laminotomy

Duration Patients
Less than 1 month 3
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Laminotomy.