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previously visited RECURRENCE OF HERNIA OF DISK
Contributed by: DIEGO HERNAN LLANOS, Radiologist, Hospital d'Igualada, Spain.
Patient: 50 year old male
History:
Paciente con antecedente de cirugia de hernia, hace 2 años, que consulta nuevamente por Lumbociática derecha.

Patient with antecedent of surgery of hernia, for 2 years, that consult again by right Lumbociática.
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Fig. 1: RM T1 axial sin Contraste. Hernia de disco paramediana derecha, que comprime el saco dural y las raices. Axial RM T1 without contrast. Right Hernia of paramediana disk, that compresses the dural sac and the roots.

Fig. 2: RM T2 axial sin Contraste. Hernia de disco paramediana derecha, que comprime el saco dural y las raices. Axial RM T2 without contrast. Right Hernia of paramediana disk, that compresses the dural sac and the roots.

Fig. 3: RM T1 axial con Contraste. Prominencia paramediana derecha, que comprime el saco dural y las raices y no realza con el contraste. Axial RM T1 with Contrast. Right paramediana Prominencia, that compresses the dural coat and the roots and do not heighten with the contrast.
Findings:
Se encuentra  prominencia asimétrica en el espacio L4-L5, a nivel paramediano derecho, que borra la grasa peridural y comprime el saco dural. Esta lesión es hipointensa en ambas secuencias, no realza con el contraste y corresponde a hernia de disco.

Is asymmetric prominencia in space L4-L5, at paramediano level derecho, that flock the peridural fat and compresses the dural sac. This injury is hypointense in both sequences, it does not heighten with the contrast and it corresponds to hernia of disk.
Diagnosis:

RECURRENCE OF HERNIA OF DISK.
Comments:
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Additional Details:

Case Number: 11003438Last Updated: 09-25-2007
Anatomy: Spine and Peripheral Nervous System   Pathology: Other
Modality: MRExam Date: 09-13-2007Access Level: Readable by all users
Keywords: recurrence hernia diskACR: 36.453

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