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Cervical intradural disc herniation in a patient with cervical ossification of the posterior longitudinal ligament: A case report and review of the literature

Published:September 28, 2022DOI:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jos.2022.08.006
      Intradural disc herniations (IDH) comprise only 0.27% of all herniated discs and usually occur in the lumbar spine (92%), followed by the thoracic spine (5%) and cervical spine (3%) [
      • Epstein N.E.
      • Syrquin M.S.
      • Epstein J.A.
      • Decker R.E.
      Intradural disc herniations in the cervical, thoracic, and lumbar spine: report of three cases and review of the literature.
      ]. Cervical IDH is an extremely rare condition, and the first case of cervical IDH was reported by Marega in 1959 [
      • Marega T.
      Ernia del disco cervicale espulsa nel sacco durale.
      ].

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