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Lumbar disc herniation clinical features

Lumbar disc herniation is one of the most common diseases that can cause low back pain and sciatica.

Cauda equina syndrome is possible in massive disc herniation.

Mood and anxiety disorders were more commonly seen in patients with lumbar disc herniation than in those without herniation. No relationship was detected between pain severity and mood or anxiety disorders. However, mood and anxiety disorders were associated with neurological deficits 1).

Kayhan F, Albayrak Gezer İ, Kayhan A, Kitiş S, Gölen M. Mood and anxiety disorders in patients with chronic low back and neck pain caused by disc herniation. Int J Psychiatry Clin Pract. 2015 Nov 2:1-5. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 26524007.
lumbar_disc_herniation_clinical_features.txt · Last modified: 2019/05/13 20:52 by administrador