Ossified lumbar disc herniation

Case contributed by Dr Roberto Schubert

Presentation

Intractable lumbar pain, bilateral sciatica.

Patient Data

Age: 45
Gender: Male

Extensive ossification of a long-standing right medial disc extrusion in severe spondylosis and osteochondrosis at L5/S1.

Left mediolateral disc protrusion at L4/5, also with small calcification.

Case Discussion

Extensive ossification of a long-standing right medial disc extrusion in severe spondylosis and osteochondrosis at L5/S1.

Left mediolateral disc protrusion at L4/5, also with small calcification.

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Case information

rID: 14213
Case created: 7th Jul 2011
Last edited: 10th May 2017
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