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INTRASPINAL PROTRUSION OF INTERVERTEBRAL DISKS

J. GRAFTON LOVE, M.D.; MAURICE N. WALSH, M.D.
Arch Surg. 1940;40(3):454-484. doi:10.1001/archsurg.1940.04080020083007.
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PROTRUDED INTERVERTEBRAL DISK WITH COMPRESSION OF NERVE ROOT AND SPINAL CORD  Since the syndrome of protruded intervertebral disk became established, it has been diagnosed more and more frequently, not alone by the neurologist and orthopedist but by the general practitioner. It has been only within the last few years that a clinical diagnosis could be made of posterior protrusion of an intervertebral disk into the spinal canal, with subsequent compression of the spinal cord or of one or more nerve roots, and yet today it is a diagnosis that can be made in a high percentage of cases by any up-to-date physician. The information which has been collected, analyzed and correlated in the clinics of this country and given freely to the medical profession, by means of publications in medical journals and lectures before medical societies, has served to alleviate a great deal of suffering and to restore many workers

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