Intradural lumbar disc herniation: report of five cases with literature review

@article{Ducati2012IntraduralLD,
  title={Intradural lumbar disc herniation: report of five cases with literature review},
  author={Luis Gustavo Ducati and Mateus Violin Silva and Michele Madeira Brand{\~a}o and Fl{\'a}vio Ramalho Romero and Marco Ant{\^o}nio Zanini},
  journal={European Spine Journal},
  year={2012},
  volume={22},
  pages={404-408}
}
Intradural lumbar disc herniations are uncommon presentations of a relatively frequent pathology, representing less than 1% of all lumbar disc hernias. They show specific features concerning their clinical diagnosis, with a higher incidence of cauda equina syndrome, and their surgical treatment requires a transdural approach. In this article, we describe five cases of this pathology and review the literature as well as some considerations about the difficulties in the preoperative diagnostic… CONTINUE READING
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