Spontaneous Clinical and Radiological Resolution of a Large Extruded disk in the Lumbar Spine

Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics | Vol 7 | Issue 2 |  Jul-Dec 2022 | page: 85-87 | Sunit Mediratta

DOI: 10.13107/jcorth.2022.v07i02.543

Author: Sunit Mediratta [1]

[1] Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospital, New Delhi, India.

Address of Correspondence
Dr. Sunit Mediratta,
Department of Neurosurgery, Apollo Hospital, Sarita VIhar, New Delhi, India.


Low back ache arising due to a herniated lumbar disk with radicular pain to the lower limbs is a commonly occurring problem evaluated by spine surgeons. Conservative treatment has usually been proposed for an acute disk prolapse in cases without significant motor or sensory deficit. Spontaneous radiological regression of an extruded herniated disk with complete symptomatic recovery has occasionally been reported. A case of conservatively treated large extruded lumbar disk is described who showed complete radiological resolution, along with regression of the clinical symptoms.

Keywords: Extruded lumbar disk, conservative treatment, clinical and radiological resolution


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How to Cite this article: Mediratta S. Spontaneous Clinical and Radiological Resolution of a Large Extruded disk in the Lumbar Spine. Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics Jul-Dec 2022;7(2):85-87.

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