Medical Definition of Disc sequestration

1. Complete separation of disc material with rupture through posterior longitudinal ligament into the epidural space; free fragment herniation findings: migration superiorly/inferiorly with compression of nerve roots above/below the level of herniation, disc material noted more than 9mm from disc space Differential diagnosis: postoperative scarring (retraction of thecal sac to the site of surgery), epidural abscess/tumour, conjoined nerve root: 2 nerve roots arising simultaneously from the thecal sac; normal variant in 1-3% see: degenerative disc disease (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Disc Sequestration

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disc-jockey
disc-tongued frog
disc brake
disc brakes
disc drive
disc drives
disc electrophoresis
disc flower
disc gel
disc golf
disc harrow
disc jockey
disc jockeys
disc pack
disc sequestration (current term)
disc space
discadenine synthetase
discage
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discal
discalceate
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discalceation
discalced
discamp
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discamping

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