A review of current treatment for lumbar disc herniation in children and adolescents

@article{Dang2009ARO,
  title={A review of current treatment for lumbar disc herniation in children and adolescents},
  author={Lei Dang and Zhongjun Liu},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2009},
  volume={19},
  pages={205-214}
}
Lumbar disc herniation (LDH) is a common disorder among adults with degenerated lumbar intervertebral discs. However, its occurrence in childhood and adolescence is much less frequent mostly because children and adolescents tend to have a healthier lumbar spine as compared with adults. This difference indicates that children and adolescents are far from being just little adults. Over the years, there have constantly been published studies concerning this entity where the findings suggested that… CONTINUE READING