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Contained vs. Uncontained Disc Herniation

7 min.
David Yousem MBA, MD
David M Yousem, MBA, MD
Professor of Radiology, Vice Chairman and Associate Dean
CME Eligible

Learn the clinical importance of contained versus uncontained disc herniations for neurosurgeons and how to distinguish between contained and uncontained disc herniations on MRI. This topic will also help you understand the limitations of attempting to distinguish between contained and uncontained disc herniations.

LESSON 2, TOPIC 17

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  • annulus fibrosus
  • contained
  • disc herniation
  • extrusion
  • posterior longitudinal ligament
  • protrusion
  • Spinal Canal
  • subligamentous
  • supraligamentous
  • uncontained

Content reviewed: December 13, 2021

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