[Experiences with lumbar disc herniations in adolescents].

  title={[Experiences with lumbar disc herniations in adolescents].},
  author={Y. D. Arendt and Sophia K. Schorling and Detlef Scale and Eduard Schmitt and Andreas H. A. Kurth},
  journal={Zeitschrift fur Orthopadie und ihre Grenzgebiete},
  volume={140 6},
AIM Lumbar disc herniation is rare in adolescents and often misread. The difference of etiology, symptoms and therapy in comparison to adults were investigated and the long-term outcome of conservative and surgically treatment evaluated. METHOD We analysed informations obtained from the medical records of 51 patients younger than 20 years with 79 lumbar disc herniations. For the long-term follow-up we prepared a questionnaire composed of general questions about the patient's lifestyle, pain… CONTINUE READING