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Central or paracentral disc herniation. What is that?

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Dr. Greg Khounganian
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Location

A central disc herniation is when the herniation bulges equally down the center of the canal.
A paracentral herniation is when the disc is more towards the left or right. This may lead to symptoms going down one leg more than the other.

In brief: Location

A central disc herniation is when the herniation bulges equally down the center of the canal.
A paracentral herniation is when the disc is more towards the left or right. This may lead to symptoms going down one leg more than the other.
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