Spontaneous regression of a lumbar disk herniation

Monument, Michael J.; Salo, Paul T.
April 2011
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/19/2011, Vol. 183 Issue 7, p823
Academic Journal
The article focuses on the case of a 57-year-old man who suffered from regression of a lumbar disk herniation in the left-sided leg based on his magnetic resonance imaging. It states that the clinical imaging showed paracentral disk herniation located at the L4-L5 disk space, in which the traversing L5 nerve root was compressed. It also explains the occurrence of sciatica due to a herniated lumbar intervertebral disk as exhibited by the case, as well as the associated symptoms and treatment.


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