Unusual osseous changes in lumbar herniated disks: CT features

Giuseppe Vadalà, Roberto Dore, Piero Garbagna

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Osseous changes in cases of lumbar herniated disks including erosion of the posterior vertebral body cortex near the herniated disk, spinal canal and intervertebral foramen enlargement, and focal sclerosis of the adjacent body are described. The changes were observed in four patients with large and old herniated disks.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1045-1049
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Computer Assisted Tomography
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - 1985


  • Computed tomography
  • Herniated
  • Intervertebral disks
  • Nucleus pulposus
  • Spine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging
  • Radiological and Ultrasound Technology

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