nerve root sleeve

nerve root sleeve

(nerv rūt slēv),
In myelography, the funnel-shaped extension of the opacified subarachnoid space that surrounds each nerve root as it enters its neural foramen.
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1,2] herniation of the dura along nerve root sleeves, and elevated dural sac ratios (the ratio between the dorsal sac diameter and vertebral body diameter at the same level).