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Fix without surgery?large diffuse disc protrusion L5-S1 w/caudal extrusion. Severe bilat/lat recess steno-severe central steno-severe bilat foram-stem

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Dr. Peter Ihle
Orthopedic Surgery

In brief: That is a MR Dx.

If U have no symptoms no need 2 treat.
If U have severe symptoms U can buy some time with epidural steroids but not permanent. Surgery is very successful if symptoms match the MR findings. Good luck.

In brief: That is a MR Dx.

If U have no symptoms no need 2 treat.
If U have severe symptoms U can buy some time with epidural steroids but not permanent. Surgery is very successful if symptoms match the MR findings. Good luck.
Dr. Peter Ihle
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