Disc extrusion

Case contributed by Dr Hidayatullah Hamidi

Presentation

Low back pain radiating to right leg

Patient Data

Age: 40 year
Gender: Male
MRI

Posterior right paracentral large disc extrusion at L4/5 level causing stenosis of central canal and right lateral recess.

Case Discussion

Disc extrusion is a type of disc herniation where the base of the herniated disc is narrower than its dome. 

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Case information

rID: 63370
Published: 29th Sep 2018
Last edited: 14th Aug 2019
System: Spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included

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