(also prolapsed intervertebral disc)
Another term for slipped disc.
- Long-term pressure on the lower back can lead to slipped or prolapsed discs, injuries that British drivers are becoming increasingly susceptible to.
- Overall, 1% of people presenting with back pain in primary care have a neoplasm, 4% have compression fractures, and 1-3% have a prolapsed disc.
- A Magnetic Resonance Imaging scan revealed a prolapsed disc pressing on the sciatic nerve.
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