Intervertebral disc calcification

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert


CT performed for persistent low back pain and sciatica.

Patient Data

Age: 55
Gender: Male

Case Discussion

Besides disc protrusion in the lower lumbar segments, calicification of the L2/3 intervertebral disc was noted. The cause remained unknown.

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Case information

rID: 14177
Published: 4th Jul 2011
Last edited: 13th Oct 2015
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