Disc herniation nomenclature - axial (annotated image)

Case contributed by A.Prof Frank Gaillard

Axial localisation:

  • central
  • subarticular
  • foraminal
  • extraforaminal or lateral
  • anterior

Most sizable disc herniations will occupy more than one zone. 

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Case information

rID: 36344
Published: 18th May 2015
Last edited: 8th Apr 2018
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