Basic and update knowledge of intervertebral disc herniation: review.

  • Shoji Yabuki
  • Published 1999 in Fukushima journal of medical science
Lumbar disc herniation is one of the most common causes of low back pain and/or sciatica. However, the pathogenesis of lumbar disc herniation, low back pain, and sciatica has not been fully understood. Inflammation in nerve root and dorsal root ganglia induced by nucleus pulposus may play an important role in the pathogenesis of spinal pain. I reviewed the… (More)