Paediatric lumbar disc herniation in the very young: A case-based update

Abstract

A lumbar disc prolapse is commonly seen in the adult population and as a result, the signs and symptoms are well recognised and easily treated. A disc prolapse, in the adolescent and particularly the paediatric age group, is very rare indeed. The signs and symptoms are atypical in this age group, and there is often difficulty in recognising the pathology… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00381-010-1369-6

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