, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 76–77 | Cite as

CT of extraforaminal disc herniation with associated vacuum phenomenon

  • S. Anda
  • J. Støvring
  • M. Rø
Case Reports


Lumbo-sacral extraforaminal disc herniation with spinal nerve compression is a well recognized entity [1-6]. The diagnosis is difficult, however, and the true incidence therefore unknown. We report a case where CT was diagnostic.

Key words

Computed tomography Lumbar disc herniation Vacuum phenomenon 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • S. Anda
    • 1
    • 3
  • J. Støvring
    • 1
  • M. Rø
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of RadiologyUniversity Hospital of TrondheimTrondheimNorway
  2. 2.Department of Physical Medisin and RehabilitationUniversity Hospital of TrondheimTrondheimNorway
  3. 3.Rtg avd RiTTrondheimNorway

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