Herniated lumbar discs in teenagers
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- Beks, J.W.F. & ter Weeme, C.A. Acta neurochir (1975) 31: 195. doi:10.1007/BF01406292
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Forty-three patients under the age of 19 in whom a lumbar disc protrusion was diagnosed and surgically demonstrated are reviewed. The symptomatology resembles that of adults. In 19 cases there was clear relation of trauma to the onset of symptoms. The results of surgical treatment are discussed.