Lumbar disc herniation: level increases with age.


BACKGROUND Prompted by the clinical impression that L4 radicular syndrome and disc herniations at L3-4 occurred at older ages we studied the correlation between age and level of herniated discs. METHODS We retrospectively correlated mean age and level of disc herniation of patients suffering from lumbar disc herniation. Data from 1431 patients were… (More)


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@article{Dammers2002LumbarDH, title={Lumbar disc herniation: level increases with age.}, author={R{\'u}ben Dammers and Peter K{\"{o}hler}, journal={Surgical neurology}, year={2002}, volume={58 3-4}, pages={209-12; discussion 212-3} }