traumatic disk rupture

traumatic disk rupture

Orthopedics A lower cervical spine injury common in Pts with nerve root injury or incomplete spinal cord syndromes after cervical spine injury; most herniations occur with flexion/dislocation or flexion/compression injuries Diagnosis MRI; anterior cervical diskectomy and fusion may enhance neurologic recovery
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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