disc herniation


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disc herniation

extension of disc material beyond the posterior annulus fibrosus and posterior longitudinal ligament and into the spinal canal.

disc her·ni·a·tion

(disk hĕr'nē-ā'shŭn)
Extension of disc material beyond the posterior anulus fibrosus and posterior longitudinal ligament and into the spinal canal.
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Injuries ranging from strains and sprains to fractures, disc herniation, brain injuries, and even death go uncompensated.
The NEJM article follows an article on SPORT published in November 2006 in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), which reported that younger patients (average age 42) who had surgery fared better than non-surgical patients when it came to treating disc herniation.
In the clinical trial, cervical DDD was defined as a combination of the following: disc herniation with radiculopathy, spondylotic radiculopathy, disc herniation with myelopathy, or spondylotic myelopathy.
Major pain-causing diseases or disorders among patients that can be efficiently treated with radiofrequency ablation include diabetic neuropathy, complex regional syndrome, sacroiliac pain, and other specific conditions such as disc herniation.
10) Spinal disc herniation (SDH) causes extreme pain radiating through the back or even across the limbs due to the compressed nerves around the disc.
Cervical discsare damaged due to disc herniation caused by trauma or degenerative diseases.
SPORT represents the largest clinical investigation yet conducted of the three most common, disabling and costly low back disorders: intervertebral disc herniation
As a result, if an excessive load occurs on lumbar vertebra (gaining excessive weight and lifting heavy things), and if other structures particularly lumbar and core muscles ensuring lumbar support weaken (absence of exercise) or if degeneration occurs in these discs because of structural and genetic reasons, disc herniation can happen [1].
Cary Hagan, president and CEO, presented data that the overall risk of recurrent disc herniation varies between 2-18 percent in reported literature (see Chart l).
Main birth defects are neural tube defects, spinal disc herniation, esophageal atresia, gastroschisis (infant's intestines stick out of the body through a defect on one side of the umbilical cord), and several others.
Lumbar disc herniation in a patient of alkaptonuria: Case report and review of literature.
The four detainees include Mohamed Al-Sayes, who suffered from a spinal disc herniation during his detention.