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.
Partial tear of annular ligament with herniation of the nucleolus pulposus is termed as contained disc herniation. Diagnosing contained disc herniation on MRI becomes crucial as ozonucleolysis as its treatment has better prognosis as compared to disc protrusion.
Although endoscopic spine surgery initially centered around lumbar microdiscectomy for very limited contained disc herniations, pathology addressed has expanded to include virtually all types of disc herniations.
As such, Dekompressor has been devised for small contained disc herniations [1].