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Which method is used to treat a double layer herniated disk?

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Dr. Jonathan Hyde
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine
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In brief: Depends

The term "double layer herniated disk" is not commonly used.
Terms commonly used are contained, extruded, and sequestered. In cases with a disc recurrence after surgery, the MRI may show the new herniation encased in post-operative scar (a two layer effect). The treatment for each of these pathologies may vary depending on symptoms and the anatomy.

In brief: Depends

The term "double layer herniated disk" is not commonly used.
Terms commonly used are contained, extruded, and sequestered. In cases with a disc recurrence after surgery, the MRI may show the new herniation encased in post-operative scar (a two layer effect). The treatment for each of these pathologies may vary depending on symptoms and the anatomy.
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Dr. Michael Shapiro
Orthopedic Surgery - Spine

In brief: Not a common term

This term is not routinely used to describe disc herniations.

In brief: Not a common term

This term is not routinely used to describe disc herniations.
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