Spontaneous resorption of lumbar disc herniation is less likely when modic changes are present.

@article{Shan2014SpontaneousRO,
  title={Spontaneous resorption of lumbar disc herniation is less likely when modic changes are present.},
  author={Zhi Shan and Shunwu Fan and Qingbo Xie and Letu Suyou and Junhui Liu and Chongyan Wang and Fengdong Zhao},
  journal={Spine},
  year={2014},
  volume={39 9},
  pages={736-44}
}
STUDY DESIGN A retrospective survey on 85 consecutive patients with primary single-level lumbar disc herniation (LDH). OBJECTIVE To investigate associations between Modic changes (MCs) and the likelihood of resorption of herniated lumbar intervertebral discs. SUMMARY OF BACKGROUND DATA Spontaneous resorption of LDH has been demonstrated, whereas the mechanisms are unclear. MCs are closely associated with disc degeneration, but research focusing on their association with spontaneous… CONTINUE READING
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