Lumbar disc extrusion

Case contributed by Assoc Prof Frank Gaillard

Large L5/S1 disc extrusion compressing the right S1 nerve root.

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Extrusion: dome or edges of the herniation (B) are larger than the neck (A).

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Case information

rID: 4559
Published: 13th Sep 2008
Last edited: 13th Aug 2019
Tag: spine
Inclusion in quiz mode: Included