Transitional lumbosacral discs. probability of herniation.

@article{Wigh1981TransitionalLD,
  title={Transitional lumbosacral discs. probability of herniation.},
  author={R E Wigh and H F Anthony},
  journal={Spine},
  year={1981},
  volume={6 2},
  pages={
          168-71
        }
}
The charts and roentgenograms of 200 patients operated upon for lumbar disc herniations were reviews. Among them, there were 42 persons in whom a lumbosacral transitional vertebra existed. The discs beneath these vertebra varied in appearance. A descriptive classification for the four disc types is proposed. In none of the 42 patients were there myelographic evidence of herniation of such a disc. In five instances, such disc were surgically inspected, and no protrusion was uncovered. Before… CONTINUE READING

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