Spontaneous Regression of Lumbar Disc Herniation Correlated with Clinical and Radiological Improvement: Case Report

Cuce F., Eroglu A., Eseoglu M., Atabey C., Deniz S., Duz B.

JOURNAL OF NEUROLOGICAL SCIENCES-TURKISH, cilt.32, sa.1, ss.262-265, 2015 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 32 Konu: 1
  • Basım Tarihi: 2015
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.262-265


In recent years, the increase in the quality of imaging techniques is for diagnosis of lumbar disc hernia (LDH) accounted facilitate the diagnosis and follow-up an important development. Especially extruded LDH is started to be more frequent. Radicular pain is one of the most important complaints with extruded lumbar disc herniation in patients. Surgery is performed due to radiculopathy In many patients. Spontaneous regression of extruded lumbar disc herniation is a rare condition. In such extruded lumbar disc herniation cases, the contrast-enhanced MRI can give us several predictions associated with the prognosis of herniation. We aimed to present 21 years old male patient a case of regressed and extruded lumbar disc herniation without any surgical intervention, only with neurologic improvement together with radiological findings in light of literature.