Histological Study of Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Herniation in Adolescents

  title={Histological Study of Lumbar Intervertebral Disc Herniation in Adolescents},
  author={J.-Y. Lee and R. -I. Ernestus and Roland Schr{\"o}der and Norfrid Klug},
  journal={Acta Neurochirurgica},
¶ Herniated intervertebral discs are rare in children and adolescents constituting approximately 1–5% of all patients undergoing surgery for lumbar and lumbosacral intervertebral disc herniation. Preceding traumata and congenital anomalities have been reported as important factors for the pathogenesis of intervertebral disc prolapses in young patients. The present histological study is based upon 15 patients with lumbar disc herniation within an age range from 14 to 19 years. Only in one case… CONTINUE READING
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