Children presenting with calcified disc herniation: A self-limiting process

Chang Ho, Stanley Chang, Daniel Fulkerson, Jodi Smith

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We present two cases of disc herniation associated with juvenile intervertebral disc calcification, a rare, self-limiting process which typically resolves with conservative treatment. Recognition of this entity prevents unnecessary diagnostic workup and possible surgical intervention. A review of the literature for this rare entity is discussed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)11-19
Number of pages9
JournalJournal of Radiology Case Reports
Issue number10
StatePublished - Nov 9 2012


  • Disc herniation
  • Idiopathic
  • Intervertebral disc calcification
  • juvenile
  • Spine

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Radiology Nuclear Medicine and imaging

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