contained disc herniation

contained disc herniation

herniated disc material that remains covered by a thin layer of posterior anulus fibrosus or posterior longitudinal ligament; a disc protrusion is an example of a contained disc herniation.

con·tained disc her·ni·a·tion

(kŏn-tānd' disk hĕr'nē-ā'shŭn)
Herniated disc material that remains covered by a thin layer of posterior anulus fibrosus or posterior longitudinal ligament; a disc protrusion is an example of a contained disc herniation.
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All patients age group 18 yrs to 60 yrs who presented with clinical signs of disc compressing the nerve root & whose MRI showed evidence of contained disc herniation [Figure 1], with duration of symptoms more than six weeks and had failed to respond conservative treatment with Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medical therapy and physical therapy were included.
Diagnosing contained disc herniation on MRI becomes crucial as ozonucleolysis as its treatment has better prognosis as compared to disc protrusion.